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Champions League: Guardiola explains why he screamed at Mahrez during Leipzig wi
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Champions League: Guardiola explains why he screamed at Mahrez during Leipzig wi

Manchester City manager, Pep Guardiola, has said he was unhappy with Riyad Mahrez for ignoring his half-time instructions during their 6-3 win over RB Leipzig in the Champions League. It was Guardiola’s 87th victory in the competition, overtaking legendary Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger into third place. The game was also the highest-scoring European game of the Spaniard’s career, with Nathan Ake, Jack Grealish, Joao Cancelo, Gabriel Jesus and Mahrez all getting on the scoresheet. Despite his side netting six goals, in the 63rd minute with City 4-2 ahead, Guardiola called Mahrez over and berated him, screaming in his face. Grealish also received similar treatment from the former Barcelona and Bayern Munich boss. When asked why he was so unhappy with Mahrez and Grealish, Gua...
Grealish nets on CL bow as Man City hit six
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Grealish nets on CL bow as Man City hit six

Jack Grealish marked his Champions League debut with a goal and an assist as Manchester City beat RB Leipzig 6-3 in an entertaining encounter. Pep Guardiola's side made the perfect start to their Group A campaign as Grealish crossed for Nathan Ake to head home (16) before Nordi Mukiele scored an own goal (28) from a superb Kevin De Bruyne centre. Christopher Nkunku, who netted a hat-trick on the night, scored the first of his three just before the break (42) but a Riyad Mahrez penalty (45+1) restored the two-goal cushion. Nkunku headed home (51) to make things interesting but a spectacular Grealish finish five minutes later kept Leipzig at arm's length. The Germans, who have lost three of their four Bundesliga matches this season, kept attacking in brave fashion and Nkunku fired...
‘I need to change games like De Bruyne’ – Grealish admits to feeling pressure over £100m price tag at Man City
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‘I need to change games like De Bruyne’ – Grealish admits to feeling pressure over £100m price tag at Man City

The midfielder has opened up on the weight of expectation that comes with being the most expensive player in English football Jack Grealish has insisted that he needs to change games like Kevin de Bruyne at Manchester City, while admitting to feeling pressure over his £100 million ($138m) price tag. City broke the British transfer record to prise Grealish away from Aston Villa at the start of August, tying him down to a lucrative six-year contract. The 25-year-old made his debut for Pep Guardiola's side in their Community Shield defeat to Leicester, and has since started all three of their Premier League fixtures at the start of the new season, but he hasn't been completely satisfied with his performances.
Full list: Ronaldo missing among 10 most expensive EPL summer signings
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Full list: Ronaldo missing among 10 most expensive EPL summer signings

English Premier League clubs spent an estimated £1bn on 103 permanent signings during the summer transfer window which closed on Tuesday. However, Cristiano Ronaldo who headlined the EPL transfer window was not among the top ten signings in the premier league. Manchester City made the most expensive acquisition during the main window, with Jack Grealish costing £100m from Aston Villa, while Romelu Lukaku (£97.5m to Chelsea from Inter Milan) and Jadon Sancho (£73m to Manchester United from Borussia Dortmund) were also among the most pricey additions. Arsenal invested heavily, topped with £50m acquisition Ben White from Brighton, followed by Raphael Varane (£41m to Manchester United from Real Madrid), Emi Buendia (£38m to Aston Villa from Norwich) and Ibrahima Konate (£36m to Live...
Because Grealish was £100m, Son is worth £125m’ – Waddle surprised Man Utd and Man City aren’t in for Spurs star
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Because Grealish was £100m, Son is worth £125m’ – Waddle surprised Man Utd and Man City aren’t in for Spurs star

The former Tottenham winger is a big fan of the South Korean, who has committed to a new long-term contract in north London With Jack Grealish costing a British record £100 million ($138m) when joining Manchester City in the current transfer window, Tottenham forward Son Heung-min is now worth at least £125m ($173m), says Chris Waddle. Big-money deals have been completed and speculated on this summer, with Harry Kane expected to generate an eye-watering fee before eventually seeing the exits blocked at Spurs. His club colleague, South Korea international Son, is yet to attract that kind of interest but Waddle believes it is only a matter of time before the 29-year-old's true value - on and off the field - is recognised by the European elite
Barcelona cannot compete with PSG, Man Utd – Koeman
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Barcelona cannot compete with PSG, Man Utd – Koeman

Barcelona manager, Ronald Koeman, has admitted they cannot compete with the likes of Paris Saint-Germain, Manchester City and Manchester United in the transfer market. Lionel Messi left Barca for PSG as a free agent this summer, after the LaLiga side could not afford to register his contract with the league body. The French side have also brought in Gianluigi Donnarumma, Sergio Ramos, Achraf Hakimi and Georginio Wijnaldum. City has spent £100 million on Jack Grealish, while United are set to add Cristiano Ronaldo from Juventus, after the arrival of Jadon Sancho and Raphael Varane. Barca has added Memphis Depay and Sergio Aguero, both on free transfers and cannot spend much, as they are in debt which totals around €1.35 billion. “On the one hand, I understand ...
City thrash 10-Man Arsenal to heap Pressure on Arteta
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City thrash 10-Man Arsenal to heap Pressure on Arteta

Arsenal's difficult start to the season continued as they lost 5-0 at Manchester City on Saturday, with Granit Xhaka's first-half red card only compounding the pressure on under-fire manager Mikel Arteta. The Gunners, who arrived at the Etihad having lost their previous eight Premier League fixtures against City, made a terrible start after falling behind to Ilkay Gundogan's seventh-minute header. City doubled their lead just five minutes later through Ferran Torres's close-range finish after yet more woeful Arsenal defending, then Xhaka saw red for a two-footed lunge on Joao Cancelo ten minutes before half-time. Gabriel Jesus added a third two minutes before the interval after fine approach play from Jack Grealish to end the game as a contest, with Torres head...
‘If Kane scores 25 goals, Spurs will still want £150m’ – Waddle advises Man City target to put exit clause in contract
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‘If Kane scores 25 goals, Spurs will still want £150m’ – Waddle advises Man City target to put exit clause in contract

The former Tottenham winger believes a move could still happen in the future, but only if a prolific frontman can avoid more "verbal agreements" Harry Kane could still make a move away from Tottenham in future windows, says Chris Waddle, but only if he can get an exit clause written into a contract that prevents his valuation from remaining at £150 million ($206m). That is the price that Daniel Levy is said to have been demanding this summer, with Manchester City unable to do business at that mark after already breaking the British transfer record in a £100m ($137m) deal for Jack Grealish. Kane has, as a result, stated that he will be remaining in north London, with Waddle expecting discussions to be held regarding fresh terms for a player that will turn 29 when another market ope...
Cristiano Ronaldo not giving up in joining Manchester City
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Cristiano Ronaldo not giving up in joining Manchester City

Cristiano Ronaldo is still hopeful of joining Manchester City this summer despite Pep Guardiola’s side turning down a deal for the Portuguese, according to The Times. Manchester City failed to secure the services of Harry Kane who has announced he will be staying at Tottenham this season. Pep Guardiola is currently looking for a striker following the departure of Sergio Aguero on a free transfer to Barcelona this summer. City had made the England captain their number one choice after securing a £100 million deal for Jack Grealish. Ronaldo in the other hand is keen to leave Juventus before the deadline, according to multiple reports in Italy and is pushing for a return to the Premier League with City. But City have so far shown reluctance in making a move for ...
The season has started’ – Super-sub Mahrez revels in Manchester City win
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The season has started’ – Super-sub Mahrez revels in Manchester City win

The Algeria international helped the Citizens to their first win of 2021-22 English topflight campaign against the visiting Canaries Riyad Mahrez revelled in Manchester City’s first win of the 2021-22 Premier League season as the Citizens silenced Norwich City 5-0 on Saturday evening. Having bowed 1-0 to Tottenham Hotspur in their first game, Pep Guardiola’s men stepped up to decimate the Canaries at the Etihad Stadium. City got off to an impressive start in the seventh minute as goalkeeper Tim Krul turned the ball into his own net, before Jack Grealish doubled their advantage in the 22nd minute thanks to an assist from Gabriel Jesus.
Grealish off the mark as City stroll to Norwich win
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Grealish off the mark as City stroll to Norwich win

Jack Grealish scored on his home debut as Man City bounced back from defeat with a 5-0 thumping of Norwich City at the Etihad Stadium. City were unrelenting from the first whistle to the last and took the lead after six minutes, as Grant Hanley's attempted clearance from Gabriel Jesus' cross hit Tim Krul and went into his own net. Midway through the first period £100m man Grealish opened his City account, turning home another Jesus delivery (22), although he appeared to know little about it, and celebrated with his fingers in his ears as an apparent message to his detractors. Aymeric Laporte scored his first goal at the Etihad from Ilkay Gundogan's corner just after the hour (64) before Raheem Sterling, dropped from Pep Guardiola's starting line-up, scored 10 minutes after com...
‘Let’s kick him and see what he’s made of!’ – How Grealish was moulded into a £100m star by Hutton and Co at Aston Villa
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‘Let’s kick him and see what he’s made of!’ – How Grealish was moulded into a £100m star by Hutton and Co at Aston Villa

A former team-mate of the England international playmaker has lifted the lid on how first steps to superstardom were taken Jack Grealish is, for the time being at least, the most expensive player in British football history, with a £100 million ($137m) move taking him away from Aston Villa to Premier League champions Manchester City. Few could have predicted such a meteoric rise during a three-season stint in the Championship between 2016 and 2019, with questions still being asked back then of the enigmatic playmaker's attitude and ability. Fast forward to the present and Grealish has become a fans' favourite in the senior England set-up and a man Pep Guardiola was prepared to shell out a nine-figure transfer fee for - but how did such a transformation come about, and when were the ...
Top five Players Signed by Premier League clubs
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Top five Players Signed by Premier League clubs

Romelu Lukaku, Jack Grealish, Raphael Varane, Jadon Sancho and Ibrahima Konate are the top five signings made by Premier League clubs so far in this summer transfer window, DAILY POST reports. The transfer window is open and over £700m has been spent by Premier League clubs already this summer and there are now a number of title contenders this season. Much of this fund was spent by the traditional ‘top six’, Chelsea, Manchester United, Manchester City, Arsenal, Liverpool and Tottenham. Manchester City broke the English transfer record to sign Jack Grealish for £100m. Grealish’s addition adds even more firepower to City’s already formidable attack. Chelsea re-signed Lukaku from Inter Milan for a club record fee of around £97.5m after the Belgian scored 64 goals ...
2021/2022 Premier League season: A preview
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2021/2022 Premier League season: A preview

On Friday, August 13, the English Premier League will return with its latest instalment. It all begins in London, as newly-promoted Brentford welcome Arsenal. Game Week 1 will end with a top-six clash between Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur. Next week, Arsenal welcome Champions League winners, Chelsea to the Emirates. As it has been with previous seasons, England’s top flight will not disappoint with its high-octane football and intense drama. Manchester City, armed with the £100m Jack Grealish and perhaps £120m Harry Kane, are most bookmakers’ favourites to win the title again. Pep Guardiola’s band of slick passers won the league last year 12 points ahead of rivals Manchester United, but this term, Thomas Tuchel’s Chelsea are widely expected to be t...
Man City shouldn’t have signed Kane – Former England winger, Barnes
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Man City shouldn’t have signed Kane – Former England winger, Barnes

Former England winger, John Barnes has claimed Manchester City should have signed Tottenham’s Harry Kane instead of Jack Grealish. Man City completed the signing of Grealish from Aston Villa for £100 million earlier this month. But Barnes believes the Premier League champions should have prioritised Kane over Grealish because the England captain guarantees goals. “Harry Kane is much more important to Manchester City than Jack Grealish is,” Barnes told BonusCodeBets. “City are not lacking creativity, they create endless chances with players like Raheem Sterling, Bernardo Silva and Kevin De Bruyne. “Bringing Grealish in was great, but it was more important they found a centre forward. They need a guaranteed goal-scorer, Gabriel Jesus is okay, but he’s no Sergio...
‘I felt exactly the same as Messi’ – Grealish on leaving Aston Villa for Manchester City
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‘I felt exactly the same as Messi’ – Grealish on leaving Aston Villa for Manchester City

The midfielder says the decision to leave his hometown club was a difficult one Jack Grealish says he can sympathise with Lionel Messi as both confirmed their departures from their long-time clubs last week. Grealish officially signed with Manchester City on Thursday, departing Aston Villa after spending two decades with his hometown club. Messi, meanwhile, has departed Barcelona this summer with the Argentine widely set to join PSG, and Grealish says he understands fully why Messi was in tears at his goodbye press conference.
Champions League: Jack Grealish predicts club to win trophy this season
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Champions League: Jack Grealish predicts club to win trophy this season

New Manchester City signing, Jack Grealish, has backed Pep Guardiola’s side to win the UEFA Champions League this season. Man City failed to win the Champions League last season after losing 1-0 in the final to Premier League rivals Chelsea. But Grealish, who joined Man City from Aston Villa for £100million this summer, believes the Premier League champions can win the Europe top-flight league this term. The England international said this at a press conference on Monday. “I look around the changing room and there is so much talent and so much depth, I fully believe we can win it [UEFA Champions League] this year. “We have so much talent in the Premier League and the depth is crazy – that is something we will be looking to win along with every other trophy,” Grealish was quo...
Lampard Names Chelsea’s biggest title rivals this season
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Lampard Names Chelsea’s biggest title rivals this season

Former Chelsea boss, Frank Lampard, has named Manchester United and Liverpool as the club’s Premier League biggest title rivals this season. Lampard stated this ahead of Chelsea’s UEFA Super League final tie against Villarreal on Wednesday. Chelsea finished in the fourth position in the Premier League last season behind Liverpool, Manchester United and champions Manchester City. Speaking on Chelsea’s rivals this season, Lampard was quoted by Football London as saying on Monday: “I think you can’t discount Manchester United. They were not far off last year and they have gone again and brought in really impressive signings. “I think Liverpool will be the same, they missed huge players through injury for a big part of last season and the year before, they were one of the best ...
Leicester City vs Man City: All you need to know about Community Shield clash
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Leicester City vs Man City: All you need to know about Community Shield clash

The 2021/2022 Premier League season will be heralded by Saturday’s Community Shield game between Leicester City and Manchester City. The Foxes defeated Chelsea to win the FA Cup, while Pep Guardiola’s men stormed to the league title. Today’s fixture will mark the return of capacity crowds at Wembley, as the UK returns to some normality post-pandemic. With six substitutes permitted, there will almost certainly be a stop-start feel to the second-half as both managers try to build match fitness. City have been boosted this week by the arrival of Jack Grealish from Aston Villa in a British record transfer. But the playmaker is likely to start from the bench. The game kicks off 5.15pm WAT and will be beamed live on ITV and ITV Hub. Guardiola will be trying to c...
What Grealish Said after Joining Man City
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What Grealish Said after Joining Man City

New Manchester City signing, Jack Grealish, has said that he cannot wait to get started after joining the club from Aston Villa on Thursday. DAILY POST reports that Grealish becomes the most expensive English player after joining Man City from Aston Villa for a British record £100million on Thursday evening. The 25-year-old, who signed a six-year deal, will wear the No. 10 shirt worn by Man City legend, Sergio Aguero, who moved to Barcelona weeks ago. He had spent eight seasons with Aston Villa, during which he scored 32 goals, made 43 assists in 213 appearances. “I’m incredibly happy to have joined Manchester City,” Grealish told Man City’s website after joining the club. “City are the best team in the country with a manager considered to...
Aston Villa chief executive makes Grealish release clause admission after £100m Man City deal
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Aston Villa chief executive makes Grealish release clause admission after £100m Man City deal

  Christian Purslow has seen a talismanic presence lured away from the West Midlands, with a British record transfer pushed through Aston Villa chief executive Christian Purslow has admitted that the club "hoped" a £100 million ($139m) release clause in Jack Grealish's contract would be enough to fend off any suitors, but Manchester City have flexed their financial muscles again to complete a British record transfer. After many months of intense speculation surrounding the future of the enigmatic England international playmaker, a big-money deal has been done that takes the talented 24-year-old away from his boyhood club and onto the books of the reigning Premier League champions. A nine-figure sum was required to get that agreement over the line, with City smashing the pr...
De Bruyne Named 3rd world best Footballer behind Messi, Ronaldo
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De Bruyne Named 3rd world best Footballer behind Messi, Ronaldo

Manchester City’s newest signing, Jack Grealish, has hailed Kevin De Bruyne as the third best footballer in the world behind Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. Grealish is now the most expensive English player ever, after completing a £100million move from Aston Villa on Thursday. The England playmaker has now spoken of his excitement at playing along with De Bruyne. “I have spoken about him a good few times. I have always said that apart from Ronaldo and Messi I think he is the best in the world. “I think he has got absolutely everything. He is another one where I don’t think people give him credit for how fast he is. “He normally knocks the ball by defenders, his final ball is obviously unbelievable. “I have never played alongside hi...
Manchester City Complete Record €117m Signing of Jack Grealish
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Manchester City Complete Record €117m Signing of Jack Grealish

Jack Grealish has completed a £100million (€117m) move from Aston Villa to Manchester City. The England midfielder has put pen to paper on a six-year deal at the Etihad. Still just 25, Grealish had amassed 213 Villa appearances, chipping in with 32 goals and 43 assists. He's comfortably become the most expensive purchase in big-spending City's history, and the deal is the priciest completed by a Premier League club, trumping the €105m Manchester United forked out for Paul Pogba in 2016. Grealish will wear the no.10 at City. "I am incredibly happy to have joined Manchester City,” the former Republic of Ireland U21 player of the year said. “City are the best team in the country with a manager considered to be the best in the world – it’s a dream come true to be part of ...
Manchester City set to complete £100m move for Aston Villa star Grealish
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Manchester City set to complete £100m move for Aston Villa star Grealish

The Premier League champions will finalise the transfer in the next few days, breaking the British record Manchester City are set to complete a record-breaking £100m ($139m) deal for Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish in the coming days, Goal can confirm. The Premier League champions put in a bid for the England international at the end of July, with reports indicating he is already in Manchester to sign a deal. City declined to comment on the move but it is understood that the deal could be completed before City's Community Shield clash against Leicester City on Saturday.
Aston Villa confirm £30m signing of winger Bailey from Bayer Leverkusen amid Grealish exit talk
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Aston Villa confirm £30m signing of winger Bailey from Bayer Leverkusen amid Grealish exit talk

The Jamaica international has completed his move to the Premier League, as talk surrounding another wide man's exit persists Aston Villa have confirmed the signing of Jamaica international winger Leon Bailey for a reported £30 million ($42m) from Bayer Leverkusen. The 23-year-old is the third summer signing by Villa, following Emi Buendia and Ashley Young, and has agreed a four-year contract until 2025. Bailey's arrival comes as another Villa attacker, Jack Grealish, is consistently linked with a move away from the club, with Manchester City having made a reported £100m ($139m) bid.  
Man City Puts up Sterling, Mahrez, seven other players for sale [Full list]
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Man City Puts up Sterling, Mahrez, seven other players for sale [Full list]

  Manchester City winger, Raheem Sterling, is among nine players up for sale at Etihad this summer, The Athletic reports. Other players up for sale are Riyad Mahrez, Aymeric Laporte and Gabriel Jesus. The rest of the players on the list are Bernardo Silva, Lukas Nmecha, Pedro Porro, Yangel Herrera and Ivan Ilic. Man City are keen to sell the players this summer in a bid to raise funds to sign Tottenham Hotspur striker, Harry Kane and Aston Villa’s Jack Grealish. Both Kane and Grealish are likely to cost a combined fee in excess of £200million. Man City wants to bolster their squad under Pep Guardiola ahead of the 2021/22 season after winning the Premier League title last season.
Euro 2020 final: Mourinho criticizes one England player after 3-2 defeat to Italy
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Euro 2020 final: Mourinho criticizes one England player after 3-2 defeat to Italy

  Roma manager, Jose Mourinho has criticised England midfielder, Mason Mount for his underwhelming performance after the Three Lions’ Euro 2020 final defeat to Italy on Sunday night. England lost 3-2 to Italy on penalties following a 1-1 draw after 120 minutes at Wembley Stadium. Leonardo Bonucci had netted an equaliser for Italy in the 67th minute after Luke Shaw had fired England into an early lead. With the score at 1-1, the game went to extra-time, and Mount ended up being replaced by Jack Grealish in the 99th minute during the encounter. Italy eventually won on penalties after Marcus Rashford, Jadon Sancho and Bukayo Saka all missed their spot-kicks. But Mourinho believes Mount didn’t perform well for England against Italy. Mourinho was quoted as saying b...
Italy vs England: Grealish responds to Kean’s criticism on taking penalty ahead of Saka
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Italy vs England: Grealish responds to Kean’s criticism on taking penalty ahead of Saka

  England midfielder, Jack Grealish, has responded to Manchester United legend Roy Keane’s criticism of him for not taking a penalty ahead of Bukayo Saka in England’s shoot-out 3-2 defeat to Italy on Sunday. Keane had criticised Grealish and Raheem Sterling for not taking penalties ahead of Bukayo Saka in England’s Euro 2020 final defeat to Italy at Wembley Stadium. Saka took England’s fifth penalty and Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma’s save won the shoot-out for Roberto Mancini’s side. “If you are (Raheem) Sterling or (Jack) Grealish, you cannot sit there and have a young kid [Saka] go up for a penalty ahead of you, you can’t,” Keane had said. Responding to a Sky Sports article on Keane’s comments on Twitter, Grealish wrote: “I said I wanted to take one!!!! T...
Euro 2020 final: Roy Keane criticizes two England players for allowing Saka take penalty
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Euro 2020 final: Roy Keane criticizes two England players for allowing Saka take penalty

  Manchester United legend, Roy Keane has slammed two England players, Raheem Sterling and Jack Grealish, for allowing Bukayo Saka to take a penalty against Italy during the Three Lions’ Euro 2020 final defeat on Sunday. Keane admitted he was left feeling sorry for Saka after Sterling and Grealish, who have more experience in the game, declined the opportunity to take a penalty during England’s defeat to Italy at Wembley. England lost 3-2 on penalties against Italy following a 1-1 draw after 120 minutes. Luke Shaw and Leonardo Bonucci had scored in each half during normal time. Keane told ITV: “If you are Sterling or Grealish, you cannot sit there and have a young kid walk up ahead of you. “You can’t sit there and see a young kid, 19, a child walks up in front of...
England vs Denmark: Mourinho tells Southgate one Player that Must start
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England vs Denmark: Mourinho tells Southgate one Player that Must start

  Roma manager, Jose Mourinho, has told England boss Gareth Southgate to start Jack Grealish in their Euro 2020 semi-final against Denmark on Wednesday night. The Aston Villa midfielder is a huge favourite among English fans this summer. This had led to widespread calls for Grealish to be given more playing time by Southgate. The 25-year-old has mostly been named as a substitute at the tournament. Grealish didn’t come off the bench in the 4-0 victory over Ukraine in the quarter-finals and looks likely to start on the bench again against the Danes. “Everybody knows I am very, very Grealish. I like the guy because he never hides, he creates unbalanced situations for defenders, he’s brave. “When a team is so solid like England, especially with Rice and Phillips i...
Euro 2020: Mourinho names England player who is not Southgate’s favourite
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Euro 2020: Mourinho names England player who is not Southgate’s favourite

  Roma manager, Jose Mourinho, has said Jack Grealish is not Gareth Southgate’s favourite. Mourinho was reacting to the Three Lions’ 4-0 win over Ukraine in their quarter-final of Euro 2020. Southgate started Raheem Sterling, Jadon Sancho and Mason Mount in attack behind Harry Kane. Despite the clamour among fans for Grealish to get more minutes on the pitch, Mourinho believes the Aston Villa man is not someone Southgate is ready to make a regular starter. “Raheem Sterling and Kane are clear and there are two places in my opinion that are open. Gareth has to make the best decision. “Jadon Sancho played well, Phil Foden started the tournament, the same with Mason Mount. Jack Grealish – it looks like he’s not the favourite player of Gareth but every minute he’s on ...
‘No Grealish!’ – Fans react to England team news as Sancho stars and Aston Villa benched
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‘No Grealish!’ – Fans react to England team news as Sancho stars and Aston Villa benched

Gareth Southgate has made two changes to the side that overcame Germany in the last 16 England’s side to face Ukraine at Euro 2020 contained two changes from the team that overcame Germany in the last 16. One of the new faces in the starting XI, however, was not Aston Villa man Jack Grealish, despite fans clamouring for his inclusion. Instead, Jadon Sancho, who is nearing a move to Manchester United from Borussia Dortmund, has been drafted into the starting XI, while there is also the inclusion of Chelsea star Mason Mount.  
England end 55 Years of hurt to Knock Out Germany
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England end 55 Years of hurt to Knock Out Germany

After 55 years of hurt, England finally beat Germany again, with Raheem Sterling - their Euro 2020 hero - and Harry Kane sending them into the quarter-finals with a 2-0 win over their great rivals. Sterling scored both England goals in the group phase and began and finished their slick second-half move to light up a previously tense, stodgy game and send the majority of the 45,000 fans inside Wembley wild with delight. Thomas Muller had a wonderful chance to level it up but when he shot wide, Kane put England in full control, shrugging off a difficult campaign so far, and a first half in which he was starved of the ball, to head in Jack Grealish's cross. Germany had gone seven games unbeaten at Wembley, not losing a competitive fixture at England's national stadium since the 1...
England vs Germany: Rooney tells Southgate player not to play in Euro 2020 match
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England vs Germany: Rooney tells Southgate player not to play in Euro 2020 match

Former England striker, Wayne Rooney, has urged manager, Gareth Southgate, not to play Aston Villa’s Jack Grealish from the start against Germany when both countries clash at the Euro 2020. Rooney wants Southgate to instead feature Manchester United’s Marcus Rashford against Germany ahead of Grealish. England will on Tuesday evening tackle Germany in the Euro 2020 round of 16 tie at Wembley Stadium. The Three Lions head to the game after beating Czech Republic 1-0 in their final Group D fixture, while Germany played a 2-2 draw with Hungary. Writing in his column for The Times, Rooney said: “After all my championing of Jack Grealish, I would not play him from the start against Germany. He was one of England’s better players against the Czech Republic and it’s not that my opi...
Man City lining up £100m move for Aston Villa’s Grealish
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Man City lining up £100m move for Aston Villa’s Grealish

Pep Guardiola is a big admirer of the England international and the Premier League champions are ready to make a move following Euro 2020 Manchester City are ready to make a record-breaking move for Jack Grealish but Aston Villa are desperate to keep the midfielder, sources have told Goal. Although there has been no contact between the two clubs, City are expected to make a move for the England international following Euro 2020. Pep Guardiola is a big admirer of the 25-year-old who made his first start at the European Championship on Tuesday in the victory over the Czech Republic, setting up the only goal for City's Raheem Sterling.
Grealish hoping to ‘follow in footsteps’ of Gascoigne & Rooney & lay down England marker at Euro 2020
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Grealish hoping to ‘follow in footsteps’ of Gascoigne & Rooney & lay down England marker at Euro 2020

The Aston Villa star is aiming for the very top after impressing in his first start for the Three Lions at the summer tournament Jack Grealish has admitted that he is hoping to "follow in the footsteps" of Paul Gascoigne and Wayne Rooney by laying down a marker for England at Euro 2020. Grealish won his ninth cap for the Three Lions on Tuesday night as Gareth Southgate's side beat the Czech Republic 1-0 to qualify for the last 16 as Group D winners, and provided the assist for Raheem Sterling's decisive first-half goal. That Wembley outing was the Aston Villa playmaker's first start of the tournament, but he is now aiming to emulate two of the most famous players in his country's history and announce himself on the biggest possible stage.  
Euro 2020: Mourinho Names player England need against Czech Republic
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Euro 2020: Mourinho Names player England need against Czech Republic

  Roma manager, Jose Mourinho, has named Aston Villa’s Jack Grealish as the player England need to start against Czech Republic when both teams clash in tonight’s Euro 2020 final Group D tie at Wembley Stadium. Mourinho believes England manager, Gareth Southgate, must start Grealish against Czech Republic because the midfielder plays like Portugal legend, Luis Figo. Grealish is yet to start for England at the Euro 2020 so far. England head to the game following a 0-0 draw against Scotland, while Czech Republic played a 1-1 draw with Croatia. “England look like a shy team, so they need Jack Grealish against the Czech Republic tonight,” Mourinho told the UK Sun. “He looks like he has always been on that stage. “The guy is brave. The guy never played a European m...
‘Foden is not a dribbler’ – England star’s international performances affected by Manchester City style, says Rooney
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‘Foden is not a dribbler’ – England star’s international performances affected by Manchester City style, says Rooney

The Three Lions' all-time record scorer thinks the midfielder has struggled in Gareth Southgate's set-up due to a lack of runners ahead of him Phil Foden's performances at international level have been adversely affected by his style of play at Manchester City according to Wayne Rooney, who insists that the England star "is not a dribbler". Foden has started both of England's group games at Euro 2020 so far, impressing in the 1-0 victory against Croatia before a more subdued display during their 0-0 draw with Scotland on Friday. Rooney thinks the 21-year-old is struggling to adapt his game for the Three Lions after growing accustomed to a possession-based system under Pep Guardiola at Etihad Stadium, and would prefer to see Jack Grealish or Jadon Sancho in Gareth Southgate's line-up...
Man City set to break EPL transfer record by signing Grealish
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Man City set to break EPL transfer record by signing Grealish

  Manchester City are prepared to break the all-time Premier League transfer record, in a bid to land Jack Grealish from Aston Villa this summer. The 25-year-old enjoyed another superb season for his boyhood club, scoring six goals and providing 10 assists. Grealish finished with these numbers, despite being ruled out with injury for three months towards the end of the campaign. He is currently with England at the Euros and came on in the second half, as the Three Lions drew 0-0 with Scotland for his first appearance. It is believed that City are so desperate to get Grealish, that they are willing to go above the £90m Manchester United paid in 2016 to make Paul Pogba the most expensive signing of all time by an English team. Grealish signed a new five-year contra...
Guardiola ready to Complete Deals for Harry Kane, Grealish
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Guardiola ready to Complete Deals for Harry Kane, Grealish

  Manchester City boss, Pep Guardiola, wants to add both Jack Grealish and Harry Kane to his squad this summer, ESPN reports. Aston Villa captain Grealish is set to start for England in their Euro 2020 opening game against Croatia on Sunday. City believe they can land the 25-year-old after the competition, with Villa expected to demand £100million. Guardiola has been a long-term admirer of Grealish and has publicly admired the player’s ability in the past. Grealish has a deal until 2020, but City will be encouraged by the arrival of Emiliano Buendia at Villa Park from Norwich City in a £33m club record move. The Spaniard is also determined to find a world-class replacement for Sergio Aguero who has since signed for Barcelona as a free agent. England captain Ka...
Manchester City defender, Ruben Dias named Premier League Player of the Season
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Manchester City defender, Ruben Dias named Premier League Player of the Season

Ruben Dias has been named Premier League Player of the Season after helping Manchester City regain the title. The Portuguese defender beat his City team-mate Kevin De Bruyne and Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane to the accolade following a remarkable start to life at the Etihad. Manchester United midfielder Bruno Fernandes, Aston Villa's Jack Grealish, West Ham's Tomas Soucek, Chelsea's Mason Mount and Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah also made the shortlist.   The 24-year-old enjoyed an outstanding debut season in the Premier League after joining for £65million from Benfica last September.     His solid defensive displays helped Pep Guardiola's team stayed at the top of the table during the second half of the season and ultimately finish 12 points...
Jack Grealish Chooses Manchester City
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Jack Grealish Chooses Manchester City

  Aston Villa captain, Jack Grealish, has chosen to play for Manchester City. According to the Athletic, the England international wants to Aston Villa in the summer transfer window and Man City is his number one choice. The 25-year-old has a desire to work with Man City manager, Pep Guardiola and would prefer a move to Etihad instead of Manchester United. Grealish has been linked with a move to Man City and Man United this summer. The 25-year-old midfielder was a target for Man United last summer but he ended up signing a new long-term deal at Aston Villa after the Red Devils refused to meet Villa’s £75million asking price. Grealish led Aston Villa to finish in the 11th position on the Premier League table this season. Man City will have to battle Man United ...
Arsenal Eager to Land Sterling, Mahrez as Man City Put up Duo for sale
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Arsenal Eager to Land Sterling, Mahrez as Man City Put up Duo for sale

  Arsenal have been put on red alert, with Manchester City putting up Raheem Sterling and Riyad Mahrez for sale this summer, Daily Mail reports. City manager, Pep Guardiola, is already working on tweaking his squad ahead of next season, after winning a third Premier League title in four years. Sterling and Mahrez have both contributed 14 goals apiece in all competitions in 2020/2021, but are deemed surplus to requirements and could be sold for the right price. Gunners boss, Mikel Arteta, has registered a strong interest in the two players, after working with them during his three-year spell as Guardiola’s assistant. However, Arsenal’s financial situation and failure to qualify for Europe next season, might prove a major stumbling block in their attempts to land eith...
Man United Stars Tells Solskjaer Player to Sign ahead of Sancho
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Man United Stars Tells Solskjaer Player to Sign ahead of Sancho

Manchester United players have told manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, to sign Aston Villa’s Jack Grealish ahead of Borussia Dortmund’s Jadon Sancho this summer transfer window, according to The Telegraph. A number of Man United’s players have been impressed by Grealish’s performances this season and view the Aston Villa captain as an “appealing summer signing”. Man United wanted to sign Sancho last summer but was unable to strike a deal with Dortmund, who demanded in excess of £100 million for the 21-year-old. Dortmund have, however, reduced their price tag on Sancho ahead of the summer window and are now willing to sell him for £75 million. However, the newspaper report added that Solskjaer’s preference is to sign Sancho after missing out on the England international last yea...
Paul Scholes Hands Man Utd lists of three Players to Sign this Summer
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Paul Scholes Hands Man Utd lists of three Players to Sign this Summer

Manchester United legend, Paul Scholes, has handed a list of three players to the club to sign. Scholes wants Man United to make a move for Aston Villa’s Jack Grealish, Borussia Dortmund’s Jadon Sancho and Paris Saint-Germain’s Marquinhos this summer transfer window. According to him, Grealish, Sancho and Marquinhos are exactly the types of players Man United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer needs at Old Trafford to compete for the Premier League title next season. “I think we need someone who is a creative midfield player. Grealish or Sancho, one of them would be ideal,” Scholes told the Webby & O’Neill show. “It would be great to have a left-footed centre back, but I don’t think it’s needed, I don’t think we are desperate for that. “I would like to see a centre-half co...
Grealish sees date set for Aston Villa return as Smith rules midfielder out of fifth successive fixture
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Grealish sees date set for Aston Villa return as Smith rules midfielder out of fifth successive fixture

The Villans have been without their skipper since the middle of February and will not figure in a Premier League trip to Newcastle on Friday Jack Grealish is set to sit out a fifth successive game for Aston Villa with a niggling leg injury, but Dean Smith expects to have his captain back for a home date with Tottenham on March 21. The Villans have been without their talismanic skipper since seeing him laid low in training on February 18. Smith’s side have collected just four points from a possible 12 as Grealish – who has also been nursing a bout of sickness – finds himself stuck on the sidelines.
Jack Grealish Pays For Funeral Of Aston Villa Fan Who Died In Car Crash
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Jack Grealish Pays For Funeral Of Aston Villa Fan Who Died In Car Crash

  In a touching gesture, England international Jack Grealish has donated £2,000 towards the funeral of a young Aston Villa supporter who sadly lost her life in a car accident. Mia Craen, 18, was driving her Fiat 500 to her new home in Southwater, West Sussex on Saturday when she collided with a tree at around 12:30pm. The teenager tragically died at the scene. Mia, who was a huge Villa fan, mentioned that her favourite player was Jack Grealish; so friend Rosie Fletcher asked her friends and family to tag the 25-year-old midfielder in an Instagram post. "Given that she was a huge @avfcofficial and @jackgrealish fan, we would like to get recognition for Mia and the amazing person she was." Rosie wrote. The story was shared by many on the social media platform and it ev...
Jack Grealish Accused Of ‘Embarrassing’ Dive In Aston Villa’s Controversial Loss To West Ham
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Jack Grealish Accused Of ‘Embarrassing’ Dive In Aston Villa’s Controversial Loss To West Ham

    Jack Grealish was accused of an 'embarrassing' dive during Aston Villa's 2-1 loss against West Ham on Monday night. Once again most people were left talking about VAR after West Ham's win, with Ollie Watkins late equaliser ruled out by the video officials by the barest of all margins. However, Grealish, who scored Villa's equaliser before Jarrod Bowen's winner, was also at the centre of some controversy, which spilled out into the manager's technical areas. In the second half the England international won a free-kick after a clash with Pablo Fornals, but the 25-year-old's delayed reaction caused outrage from fans on Twitter. There was tension between the two benches during the game as well, with both assistant managers getting booked for an argument, that it...
Fantasy football: FPL Gameweek 5 transfer advice, captain picks and more
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Fantasy football: FPL Gameweek 5 transfer advice, captain picks and more

Rushhoursport  handy Fantasy Premier League guide aims to assist your team selections over the course of the 2020-21 campaign Gameweek 4 of the 2020-21 Fantasy Premier League campaign delivered two jaw-dropping results as Tottenham hit Manchester United for six before Liverpool conceded seven against Aston Villa. It was a day to remember for Ollie Watkins (£5.9m) as he netted a hat-trick against the Premier League champions, while Jack Grealish (£7.1m) also starred for Villa and recorded a hugely impressive 24 points.
Liverpool Set Premier League Record After Aston Villa 7-2 Hammer
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Liverpool Set Premier League Record After Aston Villa 7-2 Hammer

A hat-trick from new signing Ollie Watkins and a Jack Grealish double saw Aston Villa hammer reigning Premier League champions Liverpool 7-2 on Sunday. Liverpool are now the first defending champion to concede seven goals in a Premier League game. It is now three wins out of three games played so far for Villa while for Liverpool it is a first defeat in the league this season. This is the second time Villa will score seven goals in a Premier League game since a 7-1 versus Wimbledon in 1995. Also this is the first time Liverpool have conceded seven since a 7-2 league defeat at Tottenham in April 1963. Watkins is the 10th player to score a Premier League hat-trick against Liverpool, and the first since Dimitar Berbatov in September 2010. He is the first English-born player to do so...

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