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Offline SaddVillan

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Re: Summer Press
« Reply #30 on: August 02, 2021, 10:31:35 AM »
Here are the last few paragraphs for those who can't open it:

"And transfer talk does of course lead on to the big news of last week and perhaps the next few weeks as well. Release clause, billionaire owners or no, if Jack Grealish wants to leave then thereís not a lot that can be done about it. Itís up to him and the next few days are going to be vital ones. If he is going, let him get on with it so we can try to fill what will undoubtedly be a big hole in the team. Jackís one of the best players in the world, no question, and would be an asset to any club although thereís nowhere he would be as vital as to the Villa. Losing him would be a blow but weíve lost players before and carried on. Whoeverís in the team, the Villa will carry on.
I donít doubt that owners, CEO, coaches (head and otherwise) and players will be trying their damnedest to get Jack to stay. If after all that he does go, itís not much of a stretch to say that heíll be at Manchester City for something like five years and in that time win three or four Premier League titles, maybe the Champions League a couple of times and a few other assorted medals and trinkets. Heíll be idolised by their supporters and once he leaves theyíll forget about him and move on to the next shiny object of their affections.

If he stays at Villa heíll win a trophy or two in that time because itís definitely our year for the FA Cup before long. When he leaves heíll be able to walk past a statue of Jack Grealish and take his seat in the Jack Grealish stand with his fellow directors. In a hundred years time Villa supporters will be telling stories of when their grandparents saw Jack Grealish play.

Thatís the real choice Jack faces Ė success, or immortality."

Offline Steve kirk

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Re: Summer Press
« Reply #31 on: August 02, 2021, 11:32:17 AM »
And another vote for ďSuccess or immortalityĒ
Loved that line Dave.

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Re: Summer Press
« Reply #32 on: August 02, 2021, 11:44:46 AM »
Unfortunately, whilst appreciating the nice turn of phrase from Head Dave; rather than "success, or immortality" it's more like guaranteed success or outside chance of immortality.


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Re: Summer Press
« Reply #33 on: August 02, 2021, 12:31:24 PM »
Great read Dave.

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Re: Summer Press
« Reply #34 on: August 02, 2021, 12:46:35 PM »

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Re: Summer Press
« Reply #35 on: August 02, 2021, 02:12:18 PM »
Thatís what it boils down to. Guaranteed success vs possible success but guaranteed immortality. I know which Iíd choose, but as you also say itís down to him and not the likes of me. Bang on Dave.

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Re: Summer Press
« Reply #36 on: August 02, 2021, 03:08:29 PM »
Unfortunately, whilst appreciating the nice turn of phrase from Head Dave; rather than "success, or immortality" it's more like guaranteed success or outside chance of immortality.

Itís not an outside chance of immortality IMO.

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Re: Summer Press
« Reply #37 on: August 04, 2021, 01:25:26 AM »
Summed up perfectly, Dave.

 


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