Dean Saunders praises Aston Villa's Jack Grealish

Jack Grealish  of Aston Villa  celebrates after scoring the first goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Aston Villa and Wigan Athletic at Villa Park on December 10, 2016 in...

Jack Grealish is in the form of his life for Aston Villa at the moment.

Jack Grealish of Aston Villa looks on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Fulham and Aston Villa at Craven Cottage on April 17, 2017 in London, England.

Dean Saunders has told Alan Brazil's Sports Breakfast show on talkSPORT (broadcast on February 15) that Jack Grealish is looking like more a physical presence for Aston Villa after his injury.

The 22-year-old stole the show for Aston Villa in Sunday's derby-day win over Birmingham City at Villa Park.

The talented midfielder missed the first three months of the season with a kidney injury, but he has been one of the Villans' best players since his return in November.

Jack Grealish  of Aston Villa  celebrates after scoring the first goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Aston Villa and Wigan Athletic at Villa Park on December 10, 2016 in...

And Aston Villa legend Saunders believes that Grealish has developed into a bigger, stronger footballer during his time out of the side.

He told the Sports Breakfast show on talkSPORT: "He's playing well. And he looks bigger - and stronger. He's turning into a man."

Jack Grealish of Aston Villa moves away with the ball during the Sky Bet Championship match between Aston Villa and Bristol City at Villa Park on January 1, 2018 in Birmingham, England.

Consequence of their win over City, Steve Bruce's side are now second in the Championship and their position, coupled with their brilliant form, means it's very probable that they'll win automatic promotion.

Villa have won their last seven Championship games, having drawn two and lost three of their five games in December, and it seems like the veteran manager has them destined for the Premier League once again.

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