Premier League champions Metropolis have been pursuing the England worldwide for a lot of the summer time, with Villa adamant their captain shouldn’t be on the market and setting an infinite £100million price ticket to beat back suitors.
However in line with The Telegraph, after a number of days of talks, Metropolis have now formally submitted a nine-figure bid which meets Villa’s asking value and would make Grealish the most costly Premier League signing ever.
The 25-year-old remains to be on vacation after his exploits for England at Euro 2020, however Metropolis at the moment are assured an settlement could be reached inside days – and Grealish’s social media exercise suggests he could already be getting ready for the transfer.
Eagled-eyed Metropolis followers observed that their potential new arrival had posted a tweet about United a number of years in the past, urging him to delete it earlier than arriving on the Etihad.
The largely innocuous tweet from 2012 learn: ‘Love listening to Drake whereas going sleep. Off to sleep for a bit then up for the United recreation tonight #RedDevils!!’
And, fairly surprisingly, Grealish – or a member of his media group – obliged, deleting the tweet inside minutes of reports of Metropolis’s £100m bid which had began to filter round social media.
So as to add to the priority of Villa followers, Grealish’s brother Kevan – who has rubbished rumours concerning the playmaker previously – deactivated his Twitter account following studies of the £100m bid, with supporters fearing the worst.
It’s nonetheless attainable that Grealish might reject a transfer to Metropolis, although the prospect to play within the Champions League and work below Pep Guardiola could show too alluring regardless of his love for Villa.
In the meantime, ESPN report that Metropolis’s deal is definitely a suggestion of £90m plus promising teenager Morgan Rogers, who spent final season on mortgage at Lincoln Metropolis and is valued at £10m by the Premier League champions.
The Athletic are additionally reporting that Villa have submitted a £25m bid for Southampton’s James Ward-Prowse, including additional weight to the rumours that Grealish is Metropolis certain.
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