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Offline Luke8

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Re: Jack Grealish
« Reply #12120 on: November 12, 2019, 08:30:20 AM »
Sterling dropped from England squad after a fall out with Gomez. Grealish would have been a certainty to be picked if he was fit! 🙁

Sterling only dropped from first game against Montenegro, not the squad, so presumably back for second game vs Kosovo.

Would assume Jack’s injury will have precluded his selection now anyway as Barkley also pulled out the other day without replacement.

Shame for him, but probably better for us.

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Re: Jack Grealish
« Reply #12121 on: November 12, 2019, 08:37:29 AM »
I suspect Southgate was told he was injured but we asked him not to say anything as we wanted to keep Wolves guessing.  If so, fair played to him as he had to make up reasons for not selecting him and took some stick for it. 

Offline Brassneck

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Re: Jack Grealish
« Reply #12122 on: November 12, 2019, 09:13:54 AM »
I suspect Southgate was told he was injured but we asked him not to say anything as we wanted to keep Wolves guessing.  If so, fair played to him as he had to make up reasons for not selecting him and took some stick for it.

I wondered this and am prepared to give Southgate the benefit of the doubt.

Offline Marlon From Bearwood

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Re: Jack Grealish
« Reply #12123 on: November 12, 2019, 09:59:07 AM »
Not sure I buy that theory personally, and judging by a reply by Jack to an Instagram post, he was pissed off with Southgate.

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Re: Jack Grealish
« Reply #12124 on: November 12, 2019, 10:44:52 AM »
Not sure I buy that theory personally, and judging by a reply by Jack to an Instagram post, he was pissed off with Southgate.

What was his reply?

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Re: Jack Grealish
« Reply #12125 on: November 12, 2019, 11:49:20 AM »
Not sure I buy that theory personally, and judging by a reply by Jack to an Instagram post, he was pissed off with Southgate.

What was his reply?



In response to an article that referred to him as ‘Villa midfielder Jack Grealish”, Jack himself simply replied ‘**Midfielder**’. This was whilst the furore over Southgate’s comments about Jack playing in the same position as Sterling and Rashford was going on, so is quite telling.

Offline Vill I An

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Re: Jack Grealish
« Reply #12126 on: November 12, 2019, 10:25:09 PM »
From BBC

On Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish's exclusion:

"Grealish is a very good player - I've watched him closely this season. He played very well against Brighton. The reality is he's up against Raheem Sterling, Marcus Rashford and Callum Hudson-Odoi.

"Jack is a very good player and very close. Any issues with the squad and I wouldn't hesitate to call him up."

Where's the call up then ??
Several have pulled out now .

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Re: Jack Grealish
« Reply #12127 on: November 12, 2019, 10:28:29 PM »
Who gives a shit?

The priority is getting him fit and ready for the Newcastle game

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Re: Jack Grealish
« Reply #12128 on: November 12, 2019, 10:31:33 PM »
From BBC

On Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish's exclusion:

"Grealish is a very good player - I've watched him closely this season. He played very well against Brighton. The reality is he's up against Raheem Sterling, Marcus Rashford and Callum Hudson-Odoi.

"Jack is a very good player and very close. Any issues with the squad and I wouldn't hesitate to call him up."

Where's the call up then ??
Several have pulled out now .

Er he’s injured.

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Re: Jack Grealish
« Reply #12129 on: November 12, 2019, 10:32:18 PM »
From BBC

On Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish's exclusion:

"Grealish is a very good player - I've watched him closely this season. He played very well against Brighton. The reality is he's up against Raheem Sterling, Marcus Rashford and Callum Hudson-Odoi.

"Jack is a very good player and very close. Any issues with the squad and I wouldn't hesitate to call him up."

Where's the call up then ??
Several have pulled out now .

He's got a poorly.

Offline Vill I An

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Re: Jack Grealish
« Reply #12130 on: November 12, 2019, 11:16:55 PM »
I didn't realize he was as injured as some here suggest as he was close to making match v Liverpool and obviously didn't fully recover to face Wolves by all accounts .
Dean Smith suggested he make Grealish available for England if he was called up and not hold him back

Dean Smith initially  said: 'He's available for (England)selection that's for sure.'
But Dean also said he be fit for Wolves



Offline Vill I An

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Re: Jack Grealish
« Reply #12131 on: November 12, 2019, 11:18:49 PM »
Who gives a shit?

The priority is getting him fit and ready for the Newcastle game


Err Jack Grealish does.
Amazes me not respect his ambitions
Its the same with people not getting that Jack Grealish actually recognizes and wants to be more of a goal threat.

"Personally I want to get myself into the England team and finish with as many goals and assists as possible"

That's Jack's aim for this season.
Clearly wants to do all those things

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Re: Jack Grealish
« Reply #12132 on: November 13, 2019, 07:32:21 AM »
Who gives a shit?

The priority is getting him fit and ready for the Newcastle game


Err Jack Grealish does.
Amazes me not respect his ambitions
Its the same with people not getting that Jack Grealish actually recognizes and wants to be more of a goal threat.

"Personally I want to get myself into the England team and finish with as many goals and assists as possible"

That's Jack's aim for this season.
Clearly wants to do all those things


Good for Jack.

But Villa come first and we need him fit and not distracted by the England circus.

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Re: Jack Grealish
« Reply #12133 on: November 13, 2019, 07:36:31 AM »
Who gives a shit?

The priority is getting him fit and ready for the Newcastle game


Err Jack Grealish does.
Amazes me not respect his ambitions
Its the same with people not getting that Jack Grealish actually recognizes and wants to be more of a goal threat.

"Personally I want to get myself into the England team and finish with as many goals and assists as possible"

That's Jack's aim for this season.
Clearly wants to do all those things


He'll probably demand a wage increase if he gets in the squad. The bastard.

Offline Marlon From Bearwood

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Re: Jack Grealish
« Reply #12134 on: November 13, 2019, 09:26:31 AM »
The England (non) selection is quite an important factor with regards Jack’s future at Villa considering he’s publicly stated he wants to play for England and the longer it goes with him being overlooked, the more chance he may get his head turned by a top 6 club. Let’s face it, if he played for Spurs or Chelsea he’d have been capped by now.

Plus, on a personal level I feel sorry for him missing out on this squad considering there’s no more international matches for the next 4 months so his chances of playing in a ‘home’ tournament next summer could be slipping away.