Sky Sports pundits respond when asked: Will Jack Grealish be at Aston Villa next season?

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Aston Villa look set to be relegated from the Premier League this season.

Paul Merson and Alan McInally have disagreed over whether Jack Grealish’s future lies at Aston Villa, when quizzed on Sky Sports Soccer Saturday, which was broadcast on February 27th.

With Villa set to be relegated, there are question marks over a number of their players’ futures.

There could be a mass exodus at Villa Park in the summer, as the Claret and Blues will be forced to offload many of their first-team stars to ensure that they don’t overspend in the Championship.

Grealish is likely to be one of Villa’s player’s who attracts the most interest, and Merson believes that a Premier League club could snap the youngster up, if he is made available at the right price.

"That’s a good question. I’m not sure," he said, when asked whether a Premier League team would come in for Grealish. "It depends how much we’re talking. He hasn’t played a lot of football."

Alan McInally was of the opposite view to his fellow Sky Sports pundit, however.

McInally suggested that no top flight clubs would bother to take a chance on Grealish, even if Villa are relegated.

“There’s nobody coming in for Jack Grealish," he stated. 

Grealish made his breakthrough at Villa last season, and he was expected to really kick on this term.

However, the Republic of Ireland youth international has barely featured since Remi Garde took charge.

Grealish has made just 17 appearances so far this season, and his return of only one goal has suggested that he hasn't developed as much as Villa fans would have hoped.

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