Harry Redknapp predicts Liverpool v Aston Villa, says he loves 'fantastic' Grealish

The former Premier League manager has been previewing a crunch clash for both clubs.

Harry Redknapp has predicted Liverpool to beat Aston Villa 1-0 on Saturday afternoon, according to Kicca.

But the former manager says he is a big fan of Villa midfielder Jack Grealish, a 'fantastic' player he loves watching.

Both the Reds and Aston Villa have begun their seasons poorly but Redknapp is backing a home win at Anfield on Saturday afternoon.

He wrote on Kicca: "Liverpool 1–0 Aston Villa.

"This is a big game for both teams. No Benteke is a blow for Liverpool but I think they’ll just edge it. Grealish looks a fantastic young player for Villa though, I loved watching him the other night."

However good Grealish may be, though, defeat would certainly add to the pressure already surrounding Aston Villa boss Tim Sherwood after a poor start to his side's Premier League campaign.

The problem with Sherwood is he's always gung-ho. His only tactic ever seems to be 'all out attack' - and his transfer policy appears the same. Things need to be done in stages but the Villa boss has rushed in, selling and buying a huge amount of players in equal measure.

That said, Aston Villa appear to have a much better chance of turning things around than Liverpool right now. And, while defeat for Sherwood would be far from ideal, a loss for Brendan Rodgers would be an outright disaster.

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