Aston Villa skipper Jack Grealish has been told to turn down Manchester United’s offer in order to secure a move to Arsenal.
Although Aston Villa endured a torrid Premier League campaign, Jack Grealish has been shinning through and through, helping his side keep the top-flight status.
An inspirational campaign for the 24-year-old includes an array of jaw-dropping moments, with his blistering showings against Manchester United at Old Trafford and West Ham in the season finale the best displaying his talents.
Today, Grealish is the best version of himself, a charismatic leader and a skillful playmaker, which makes him the most beloved figure at Villa Park.
However, Aston Villa fans might have to say goodbye to their hero this summer, with a host of Premier League clubs registering interest in the English star.
While Manchester United recently cooled their interest in Grealish to pursue the signing of Borussia Dortmund’s Jadon Sancho, Arsenal could soon step up their chase.
Mikel Arteta has big plans for the summer despite growing concerns the coronavirus crisis might scupper his ideas for strengthening the Gunners squad.
Don Hutchinson’s verdict
Television pundit Donald Hutchinson has backed the Spanish manager to succeed in his attempts to snap up Grealish, urging the Villa man to reject a switch to Manchester United in favor of Arsenal.
“I think it’s all about timing,” Hutchison said, as relayed by Express Sport.
“The form of Bruno Fernandes and Paul Pogba has probably swayed Ole to stick with those two, if Paul Pogba hangs around, so timing is probably not on Jack’s side to go somewhere like Man United.
“I think he’d be a good signing for them, obviously, Liverpool as well.
“I think Arsenal at this present time would be a very good move for him.
“Having said that, it just depends on who else Arsenal bring in.
“Because if they expect to bring in Jack Grealish for between £40-45m and expect Arsenal to get to the top four, it ain’t gonna happen.
“So, if Jack Grealish is a stepping stone in terms of they’re going to then attract better players in different positions I.e. centre-halves, then they have got a chance.
“I think, for Jack, it will be a pretty good move because they’re a footballing side.”