MANCHESTER CITY have reportedly kicked off talks with Aston Villa over a possible British file switch for Jack Grealish.
A nine-figure price is wanted by the Midlands club as they appear to fend off the defending champions’ curiosity.
Jack Grealish may transfer to Manchester Metropolis for a British file priceCredit score: AFP
In line with Sky Sports, Metropolis made an preliminary enquiry earlier this month with Villa nonetheless fielding calls from the Etihad Stadium aspect.
The supply of a brand new contract has been made to the 25-year-old, which is claimed by the Mail to prime £150,000-a-week.
However their hand could also be compelled if Grealish asserts a want to depart for Manchester.
The England star is on vacation after starring at Euro 2020, and is due again for talks subsequent week after soaking up the sun in Greece and Croatia.
It’s mentioned that Grealish’s camp does need the transfer however Pep Guardiola’s aspect could should promote earlier than they’ll purchase.
Ought to he press to depart, City are reportedly able to drop a bid price £75million plus add-ons.
However Villa are holding out for £100m, which might break the switch file paid by a British membership.
Manchester United’s £89m spent on Paul Pogba holds the honour, whereas Liverpool’s £145m acquired for Philippe Coutinho is probably the most an English membership has earned in a deal.
Dean Smith’s aspect have forked out £38m for Emi Buendia to hitch Grealish within the Villa midfield for subsequent season, together with Ashley Younger having missed out on Arsenal’s Emile Smith Rowe.
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