Former Liverpool captain Jamie Carragher has claimed Aston Villa’s Jack Grealish isn’t just right sufficient to play for the Premier League champions.
Grealish has just lately signed a brand new five-year contract at Villa Park however used to be related with a transfer clear of the membership all through the summer time.
Talking on Sky Sports activities, Carragher stated: “I believe Jack [Grealish] is ready very similar to [Wilfried] Zaha at Palace, the place the kind of cash to get him out of the membership you might be speaking £60m or £70m
“I don’t suppose they’re fairly just right sufficient to play for Liverpool or Manchester Town, and groups slightly under the highest 4 I don’t suppose they’d wish to pay the cash to get him.”
The 25-year-old Englishman inspired all through Aston Villa’s go back to the highest flight, making 36 appearances and used to be awarded the membership’s Participant of the Yr award.
Grealish’s performances earned him an England call-up for contemporary UEFA International locations League fixtures, and supervisor Dean Smith instructed The Mother or father it used to be totally deserved. He stated: “He totally deserved that cap. He stated he went there and were given his head down and labored however discovered so much from rubbing shoulders with most sensible avid gamers like Harry Kane and Raheem Sterling. It used to be nice for him to peer the extent he has to proceed to achieve and grow to be constant at.
“Jack has in the past credited a transformation in his perspective to when JT [John Terry] got here into this membership as a participant. He noticed how skilled JT used to be and discovered from that and he’ll have discovered much more once more from the England camp.
“One of the crucial first issues he did [after the England trip] used to be come to me and say: ‘Gaffer, are we able to have a four-week agenda so we will plan. I noticed one of the vital different lads had that and it will be nice for us.’ He’s by no means requested me for that prior to, we simplest give two weeks. It’s nice that he needs to stay getting higher.”