The 25-year-old has been heavily linked to a move to Manchester City this summer, with Txiki Begiristain potentially poised to approve a move for the Aston Villa skipper at a record fee.

Pep Guardiola recently made several indications that he intends to shake up and refresh his squad and the potential signing of Jack Grealish would be seen as an important step in achieving that goal.

During the 2020/21 Premier League campaign, Jack Grealish established himself as one of the most creative players in the league, with only Harry Kane, Kevin De Bruyne and Bruno Fernandes recording more assists.

The midfielder also averaged a staggering 3.1 key passes per game along with a 83.3% success rate – stats on par with Kevin De Bruyne.

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As reported by Eurosport UK’s Dean Jones, Aston Villa is believed to be ready to take on a huge offer – particularly close to £ 89m, a fee that would break Manchester City’s current transfer record.

Aston Villa have already recruited attacking midfielder Emi Buendia and in particular hunted down Arsenal starlet Emile Smith-Rowe, suggesting the Birmingham side could prepare for a life without their star man.

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Jack Grealish’s potential arrival would be exciting for Manchester City fans but it could signal the departure of several key players like Bernardo Silva and Gabriel Jesus.

It is sure to be an interesting transfer window for the club and with Premier League rivals Manchester City already getting stronger this summer, the Blues have to do the same.

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