MANCHESTER CITY’s £100million new boy Jack Grealish has revealed Aston Villa assistant boss John Terry persuaded him nothing compares to Champions League soccer.
Ex-Villa skipper Grealish admits he loves being the first nine-figure English player player – and goals to repay Metropolis by serving to them lastly win Europe’s prime membership competitors.
Etihad newcomer Jack Grealish says Aston Villa assistant boss John Terry offered him on the thought of taking part in champions League soccerCredit score: PA
Three Lions’ legend JT exploited memorable Champions League nights with Chelsea, selecting up a winner’s medal in 2011-12 regardless of being suspended for the ultimate shootout victory over Bayern Munich.
And England playmaker Grealish, 25, stated: “I keep in mind chatting with John Terry at Villa and he stated once you stand there and listen to that Champion League anthem there may be nothing higher.”
However Grealish stated: “No it doesn’t put stress on me in anyway. I take that as a praise.
“I feel once you see a membership paying that a lot for a participant it means they belief and worth you extremely and see a lot potential. I see it as a superb factor.
“Now I simply hope I can repay this soccer membership by profitable as many titles as potential — and profitable that trophy all of us need.
“The membership had been so near profitable it final yr, they had been one purpose away.
“That’s precisely why I’ve come right here.
“I look across the altering room and there may be a lot expertise and depth and I totally consider we will win it this yr.”
Grealish watched Metropolis’s remaining defeat figuring out it was the stage he needed to be on and that he couldn’t obtain it at Villa.
He added: “It has been troublesome watching video games.
“I keep in mind watching Metropolis v PSG final yr and the primary half was wonderful. To be concerned can be a dream come true.
Grealish has signed a six-year cope with Metropolis and can put on the No 10 shirt vacated by the membership’s 260-goal report scorer Sergio Aguero.
He stated: “Getting the No 10 shirt was an excellent feeling. It’s massive sneakers to fill however I really feel I can play effectively in it.”
Grealish’s England team-mate Phil Foden is ready for a month on the sidelines with a foot harm.
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