As per the recent reports in Daily Mail, Aston Villa are preparing to offer their talisman Jack Grealish a new lucrative £200,000 per week salary amid Manchester City interest.
The 25-year-old has showcased his talent in the Premier League since arriving at the top-flight with Dean Smith’s side in 2019. The midfielder has made 62 appearances in the league over the past two seasons. Thereafter, scoring 14 goals and notching up 15 assists.
Following a productive spell with the Birmingham side, the midfielder has attracted a few top English clubs. Manchester United were previously linked with the Englishman, Arsenal and Chelsea were among the suitors who admire the attacking midfielder. The latest in the race is Manchester City who have expressed concrete interest in him.
Can Aston Villa rescue Grealish from leaving for Manchester City?
According to the report in Daily Mail, Aston Villa are preparing a new contract offer for their star man to tie him down in a long term contract extension. They are ready to offer the Manchester City target Grealish a whopping £220,000 a week which will make him one of the biggest earners in the Premier League.
The report further claims that Manchester City are ready to offer £100 million for Grealish as the Englishman is one of the main targets for Pep Guardiola. The midfielder still has four years remaining in his current contract, however, the Citizens are optimistic about the midfielder’s transfer.
Aston Villa are showing resilience to keep their main man and do bigger things in the next season. However, they could have cash in on the midfielder and invest it in different areas of the pitch. After finishing mid-table in the previous season, the Villans will be looking to mount a run for the European football qualification for next season.
However, Jack Grealish should play for a top-class team like Manchester City at the age of 25. He could become a serial winner at the Citizens under Pep Guardiola. So, it will be interesting to see what the Villa man will decide for next season. Will he be going to be loyal to his boyhood club or go for the bigger prizes? Only time will tell.