Why signing Jack Grealish would make perfect sense for Tottenham

08 August 2018 12:00
He’s young, he’s versatile, he’s only going to improve and he’s a homegrown player. Spurs should do the deal quicklyBy Martin Laurence for WhoScoredWhile an unlikely trio of goalscorers ensured Aston Villa began their Championship campaign with a win at Hull on Monday night, much of the attention was on Jack Grealish. The 22-year-old has been linked with a move away from Villa since they lost the Championship play-off final to Fulham in May, with Tottenham expected to make a last-gasp attempt to sign the young midfielder before the transfer window closes at 5pm on Thursday.The waiting game has not paid off for Spurs and Daniel Levy, who may have to pay top dollar for Grealish. Tottenham could have exploited Villa’s precarious financial position and bagged themselves a bargain a few weeks ago, when Tony Xia was under pressure to raise funds. However, investment has since arrived from new majority owners Nassef Sawiris and Wes Edens, scuppering Tottenham’s cut-costing plan. Related: A transfer target for each Premier League club before the window closes Related: The gentle pleasures of watching football in the Scottish Borders Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian