Aston Villa’s Jack Grealish hails Sheffield Wednesday star Fernando Forestieri

Jack Grealish

Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish has been left impressed by Sheffield Wednesday star Fernando Forestieri following the Italian’s fine performance in the Championship play-off semi final first leg clash against Brighton.

Sheffield Wednesday took a huge step towards securing their place in the Championship play-off final at Wembley after claiming a fine 2-0 victory over Brighton and Hove Albion in the semi final first leg at the Hillsborough Stadium on Friday night.

The entire Owls side put in a fine performance during the clash but arguably the star of the show was Fernando Forestieri, who pulled the strings from the attacking midfield position.

Aston Villa man Jack Grealish was also following the game very closely and the youngster was left so impressed by Forestieri’s performance on the night that he has gone on to publicly hail the Italian star through social media website Twitter.

Grealish posted the following message:

The second leg of the semi final between Sheffield Wednesday and Brighton will take place at the Falmer Stadium on Monday night and Forestieri will surely be crucial once again if the Owls are to seal their progression into the play-off final.

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