Man City see Premier League star Jack Grealish ‘a real possibility’ to replace playmaker Bernardo Silva – Atletico Madrid forward Joao Felix also tagged as an option
He says the midfielder didn’t like living in Manchester and has personally requested a move to a different climate – in the hopes Manchester City will honor that request.
In their initial report, Atletico Madrid were named as the main club interested in acquiring his services. The Spanish champions have even offered to include one of their captains, Saúl Ñiguez, in a possible exchange.
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however, Castles now says Atletico must resolve their FFP situation, which brings previously linked Joao Felix back to the table. There might be a situation where it is offered in an exchange agreement instead of the aforementioned Ñiguez.
Jack Grealish of Aston Villa is Pep Guardiola’s number one target, however.
With the 25-year-old ‘Very high’ on Manchester City’s list for the summer transfer window, Etihad officials firmly believe there is a “Real possibility” to sign the England international and pair him alongside Phil Foden – in a midfield duo that could potentially push the club forward for the next decade.
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Speaking of the couple, Jack Grealish praised rising Manchester City star Phil Foden during his pre-European Championship press conference on Wednesday afternoon.
“He’s an incredibly talented player, he loves football”, Grealish said with a smile.
“Trying to get him into the coach after practice is hard work! But that’s just the way we like to handle the ball and take it in any type of situation and that’s why there is has had comparisons with Gazza. “
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