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Cascarino’s suggestion for Aston Villa regrading reported Tottenham target Jack Grealish

TONY CASCARINO OF IRELAND CELEBRATES HIS GOAL FOR IRELAND AGAINST GERMANY IN THEIR MATCH IN HANOVER. IRELAND BEAT GERMANY 2-0. Mandatory Credit: Shaun Botterill

Aston Villa star Jack Grealish is reportedly wanted by Tottenham Hotspur.

Jack Grealish (10) of Aston Villa holds the trophy with Aston Villa Manager Dean Smith during the Sky Bet Championship match between Aston Villa and Derby County at Wembley Stadium, London...

Tony Cascarino has suggested in The Times that Aston Villa should sell reported Tottenham Hotspur target Jack Grealish if he wants to leave.

According to The Mirror, Tottenham are interested in signing Grealish from Villa in the summer transfer window.

It has been reported that the attacking midfielder has a buyout clause of £60 million in his contract at the Villans.

 

The 23-year-old, who can also operate as a winger, has been key in Villa’s successful promotion to from the Championship.

Now that Villa have been promoted to the Premier League, Dean Smith’s side are not under financial pressure to sell the youngster.

Former Villa striker Cascarino has suggested that if Grealish wants to leave Villa in the summer transfer window, then the Villans should just let him go.

Jack Grealish of Aston Villa looks on during the Sky Bet Championship Play-off Final match between Aston Villa and Derby County at Wembley Stadium on May 27, 2019 in London, United Kingdom.

Cascarino wrote in The Times about Grealish: “He’s a terrific young player and I’ve been so impressed with him this season; it’s understandable that he’s attracting interest from big clubs like Spurs.

“The key for his future is whether he wants to stay or not — because if he’s thinking about moving on then Smith should let him go. I know he’s a Villa lad but if he’s not fully committed then the club should let him go.

“There’s no point begging players to stay and offering them huge sums if they are thinking about playing elsewhere — because he’s definitely good enough to play for a top-six club; he’s the kind of player who will only get better when he’s part of a more technically gifted squad.”

Manchester United move?

Meanwhile, Robbie Savage has suggested in The Mirror that Manchester United should sign Grealish from Villa in the summer transfer window.

The former Birmingham City and Derby County midfielder, who was at United as a youth player, wants Red Devils’ manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to make a move for the youngster.

Savage wrote in The Mirror: “If I were Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, the first signing on my wanted list this summer would be Jack Grealish.

“If the rumours are true, and Manchester United are looking at Swansea’s Daniel James and Newcastle prospect Sean Longstaff as possible signings, I would go for Grealish ahead of them.”

Jack Grealish of Aston Villa tends to a cut above his eye following his team's victory in the Sky Bet Championship Play-off Final match between Aston Villa and Derby County at Wembley...

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