Jack Grealish reacts on Twitter Jonjo Shelvey's performance v West Brom

Jack Grealish

The Aston Villa midfielder rates his Newcastle United counterpart very highly.

Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish was left impressed by Jonjo Shelvey after the Newcastle midfielder's performance against West Brom on Saturday afternoon.

Both the Magpies and the Baggies were said to have played a poor game on Saturday afternoon but it was the hosts who prevailed - and could have won by far more if they took their chances.

And Grealish praised Newcastle midfielder Shelvey on Twitter after watching his display against West Brom.

The Aston Villa youngster will have been in a good mood himself after his side's 2-0 win over Norwich City on the same day.

After Saturday's results, the battle for survival looks a lot more promising for Aston Villa. The Midlands outfit are still eight points short of safety but are now just four points behind Sunderland.

Newcastle will also be encouraged to once again be out of the relegation zone - a rarity indeed - but West Brom will now be looking over their shoulders.

Tony Pulis's men are only five points above the Magpies now and six off the danger zone.

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