Manchester United Football Club need signings to fill out the squad. The starting eleven is up there with the best, though there is no depth whatsoever. That’s why a proposed Jack Grealish transfer makes sense.
We’ve been covering Grealish transfer stories for months now, although it all went pretty quiet – until yesterday.
The story comes from The Independent, who are claiming that United have reignited their interest in the star 24-year-old. Furthermore, Grealish has been told that he wouldn’t be starting games every week if he joins.
What’s interesting is that United are targeting a move for Grealish even if a deal for Jadon Sancho goes through. Seemingly, the Old Trafford club are really trying to spend big this summer.
The Independent also adds that Grealish himself would be ‘keen on the move’, though his eventual transfer price may well rise. That’s because Villa pulled off the impossible and survived on the final day of the season, courtesy of a goal from, yep, you guessed it, Grealish.
Villa are looking for ‘way over’ £50million, which could see any prospective deal fall through. If United have their valuation way lower than what the Birmingham-based outfit are looking for, then there’s no point in pursuing this transfer any further.
Don’t get me wrong, I like Grealish. Simply put, United shouldn’t overpay for anyone.
Money could be freed up by letting players go, with The Independent saying that up to six players, including Phil Jones and Jesse Lingard could leave.
I don’t think that this is a transfer that can be done overnight. It’s a story that will run and run right up until it closes on October 5th. Yes, folks, we’re in for a long ten weeks…