Guy City are supposedly set to make an opening bid worth ₤ 75m plus add-ons for Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish.
Pep Guardiolas ruling Premier League champions have actually been highly tipped to make a move for the England playmaker, together with Tottenham striker Harry Kane. However, they have already been rebuffed in their efforts to land the Three Lions skipper– however a swoop for Grealish stays on the cards.
To that end, the Daily Mail reports that City will make an opening offer of ₤ 75m plus add-ons for the 25-year-old.
The report does add, nevertheless, that Villa have no interest in selling and if they did it would be for a British record charge of ₤ 100m.
Grealish, who has likewise been related to Chelsea, is currently on holiday after including for an England side that lost in the final of Euro 2020.
He will be hoping that this coming season will be injury-free after missing out on a big part of the second half of the campaign with a shin issue.
In other places, former Tottenham midfielder Jamie OHara has actually suggested that Man City do not truly need Grealish.
OHara, speaking on talkSPORT, said: “They do not need both. I do not believe Man City require Jack Grealish, despite the fact that he would absolutely enhance the team. Theyve got Phil Foden, Raheem Sterling, Riyad Mahrez, Kevin De Bruyne can play there, so theyve got the players.
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OHara, speaking on talkSPORT, said: “They do not need both. I dont think Man City require Jack Grealish, even though he would definitely improve the team. Theyve got Phil Foden, Raheem Sterling, Riyad Mahrez, Kevin De Bruyne can play there, so theyve got the gamers.
” I can see it going to the last day of the transfer window and somebody finally getting the cash to take him, but I simply do not understand.
” I cant see Man City paying ₤ 160m for him. Just cant see it.”
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Kane deal more crucial
” I wouldnt say they extremely require Grealish … but they require Harry Kane. They have to sign a number 9. He cant play with De Bruyne up front because it takes away a lot of his game.
” Harry Kane is the one they require, however while they invest a great deal of money in regards to signing a few ₤ 50m players, theyve never ever chosen a huge one, theyve not signed one player for ₤ 120m, so Im unsure whether they will.
” If you wish to ensure yourself success for the next 3 seasons, in terms of winning the Premier League title every year, you sign Harry Kane. I think you d get a Champions League title, too.
” But Ive stated this before, Ill ensure you at the start of the season Harry Kane will be playing for Spurs.
” I would not say they hugely need Grealish … but they need Harry Kane.