Jack Grealish delivers four-word Man United transfer verdict as Arsenal handed potential boost

Arsenal may have been given a Jack Grealish transfer boost after the Aston Villa ace issued a four-word verdict on Manchester United.

The 25-year-old has been in superb form this season, scoring six goals and registering 12 assists as well so far.

The England international, who is currently sidelined with a leg injury, has been the subject of a great deal of transfer speculation, with multiple teams registering an interest in the midfielder.

He signed a new five-year deal last September worth £130,000-a-week but the prospect of European football could reportedly lure him away from Villa Park.

And this week, Grealish was asked on the UMM Youtube channel why he didn’t sign for United.

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He laughed and replied: “You’ve got Bruno [Fernandes] anyway.”

If there are one or two players that are having an even better season than Grealish, Fernandes is certainly in with a shout of claiming that accolade.

The Portuguese international has scored 15 goals and registered 10 assists for the Red Devils this term.

And while Grealish’s quip is not much of a giveaway on a potential exit from Aston Villa, it could indicate that he may look elsewhere as he may not be first-choice at Old Trafford.

In January, former Spurs boss Harry Redknapp said Arsenal have to spend heavily to challenge for the top four again.

Speaking on his podcast, he said: “I think [Arsenal] have to spend.

“They are way off it, at the moment. They need to bring a bit of quality. Arsenal is a massive football club – take a Grealish. He needs to play at the bigger club.”

However, former Villa player Gabriel Agbonlahor previously said he doubted a transfer to the Emirates would appeal to Grealish at present.

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“There are so many clubs out there that would love to have him,” he told talkSPORT. “Have Arsenal even got the money if they wanted to get him?

“I think the way Arsenal are at the moment, where they are in the league, their last 10 years, for me they aren’t one of the top six teams in the league.

“Even if they did have the money, I don’t think he’d choose to go to Arsenal anyway. That’s a shame with Arsenal’s big history in football.”

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