Derby County’s Curtis Davies praises Aston Villa’s Jack Grealish

Tom Lawrence of Derby County and Curtis Davies of Derby County during the Sky Bet Championship Play Off Semi Final:First Leg match between Derby County and Fulham at iPro Stadium on May 11,...

Derby County defender Curtis Davies seems to rate Aston Villa star Jack Grealish highly.

Curtis Davies of Derby County and Lynden Gooch of Sunderland in action during the Sky Bet Championship match between Derby County and Sunderland at iPro Stadium on March 30, 2018 in Derby,...

Derby County defender Curtis Davies praised Aston Villa attacking midfielder Jack Grealish on Sky Sports Main Event last Friday evening (7:14pm, February 8, 2019).

Grealish, who can also operate as a winger, is one of the best players in the Villa team and is one of the best young players in the Championship.

The 23-year-old is on the sidelines at the moment with a shin injury, and it remains to be seen when he is back to full fitness and is available to turn out for Dean Smith’s side.

 

Former Villa defender Davies has spoken highly of Grealish, and has said that he is difficult to get close to.

Davies said about Grealish on Sky Sports Main Event last Friday evening (7:14pm, February 8, 2019): “You can’t get close to him really because, when he plays in that number 10 role, as a centre-half, unless you literally get your holding midfielder to stand on him the whole gam,e you can’t get close to him.”

Jack Grealish of Aston Villa at the end of the Sky Bet Championship match between Derby County and Aston Villa at Pride Park Stadium on November 10, 2018 in Derby, England.

Important player

Grealish is the creator-in-chief in the Villa team, and the Villans have missed the youngster in recent games.

The Villa Park faithful will hope that the 23-year-old is back in action soon, as the Villans need him in their quest to finish in the top six of the Championship this season.

Smith’s team are 10th in the Championship table at the moment with 44 points from 31 matches, six points behind sixth-placed Bristol City.

Villa are very much in the race for the Championship playoffs this season, and they need Grealish back as soon as possible.

Jack Grealish of Aston Villa during the Sky Bet Championship match between Derby County and Aston Villa at iPro Stadium on December 16, 2017 in Derby, England.

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