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Author Topic: Jack Grealish - for life?  (Read 2070190 times)

Offline Rotterdam

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Re: Jack Grealish - for life?
« Reply #22260 on: June 16, 2021, 06:12:14 PM »
If he wants to go I honestly feel we will let him.  I suspect there's a buy-out clause but if not I can't believe there isn't a mutual understanding in place.

I've read a lot of posts about how much he loves us etc and I'm sure he does.  But it's idealistic to think he won't want to prove himself at the very highest level - just look at his England aspirations.  However much we want to dream that is incredibly unlikley to happen with us in the timescale he needs.  I don't think he'll go this summer but would be very surprised if he doesn't next summer if he has a good season and his injury remains managable.  I don't think a top 6 finish will change that, the timeframe for him to win the big pots would just be too long.

I don't think anyone disagrees with that in principle but you're missing a massively important aspect which is that both sides will know that it will only happen if the deal is right for the club. If someone offers £120m (for example) and he wants to talk to them then I think the club will allow that but if the offer is more like £70-80m it'll just be a no and I don't think he'd make a fuss about it, he knows how important he is and how he's valued to the club, I don't see anything in his career to this point which suggests he'd ignore that to try to force a cut price move.

Spot on paul_e

Offline richtheholtender

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Re: Jack Grealish - for life?
« Reply #22261 on: June 16, 2021, 06:20:44 PM »
I’ve probably seen more posts about him leaving then I have about him living the club and all these years later he’s still here.

Offline Smirker

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Re: Jack Grealish - for life?
« Reply #22262 on: June 16, 2021, 11:35:16 PM »
He's not going.

Offline VILLA MOLE

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Re: Jack Grealish - for life?
« Reply #22263 on: June 16, 2021, 11:37:34 PM »
wow go back to page 1 of this thread 2014 ,  as he has just come onto the scene

Offline enigma

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Re: Jack Grealish - for life?
« Reply #22264 on: June 17, 2021, 06:52:29 AM »
Over the last few days he's been compared to Totti and now Figo. It's taken a while but people are finally waking up to how good he really is.

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Re: Jack Grealish - for life?
« Reply #22265 on: June 17, 2021, 07:05:04 AM »
So are we any nearer in understanding the injury?
Is it something that he can fully recover from with enough rest, is it operable?
Why the secrecy?

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Re: Jack Grealish - for life?
« Reply #22266 on: June 17, 2021, 07:34:05 AM »
So are we any nearer in understanding the injury?
Is it something that he can fully recover from with enough rest, is it operable?
Why the secrecy?

Who is suggesting there is secrecy? It's not often a club decides to explain the full extent of an injury of a player other than 'he needs an scan, operation etc'?

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Re: Jack Grealish - for life?
« Reply #22267 on: June 17, 2021, 08:07:03 AM »
Good interview with Jack from 19:44. Caution - contains singing and Micah Richards. Its followed by John McGinn talking about Friday.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p09lq96l

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Re: Jack Grealish - for life?
« Reply #22268 on: June 17, 2021, 08:10:33 AM »
So are we any nearer in understanding the injury?
Is it something that he can fully recover from with enough rest, is it operable?
Why the secrecy?

Who is suggesting there is secrecy? It's not often a club decides to explain the full extent of an injury of a player other than 'he needs an scan, operation etc'?
its normally public knowledge, cruciate , hamstring, Achilles, thigh strain etc.
So there is some reticence to communicate.
Unless you would like to tell us what it is.

Offline TelfordVilla

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Re: Jack Grealish - for life?
« Reply #22269 on: June 17, 2021, 08:22:09 AM »
shin

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Re: Jack Grealish - for life?
« Reply #22270 on: June 17, 2021, 08:52:14 AM »
So are we any nearer in understanding the injury?
Is it something that he can fully recover from with enough rest, is it operable?
Why the secrecy?

Who is suggesting there is secrecy? It's not often a club decides to explain the full extent of an injury of a player other than 'he needs an scan, operation etc'?
its normally public knowledge, cruciate , hamstring, Achilles, thigh strain etc.
So there is some reticence to communicate.
Unless you would like to tell us what it is.

I'd say it's more likely an injury in the shin, I'm no detective but an ice pack and previous history indicate this. Just not as straightforward as some injuries and nothing more unless you are just trying to read into a situation which is not there. Not all medical issues are as simple as you want.

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Re: Jack Grealish - for life?
« Reply #22271 on: June 17, 2021, 10:28:03 AM »

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Re: Jack Grealish - for life?
« Reply #22272 on: June 17, 2021, 10:33:54 AM »
For anyone who might not have seen this.
Cut to 1 minute and watch from there.⚽

https://youtu.be/FRWn-1nItcM

3 goes and he didn’t score once 🙄

Offline robbo1874

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Re: Jack Grealish - for life?
« Reply #22273 on: June 17, 2021, 10:42:33 AM »
All this is he going? Is he staying? Business leads to me suspect he may have a buyout clause in his current contract. If he is definitely staying (with no buyout clause potentially being triggered) he could easy just come out and say ‘don’t worry, I’m not going anywhere’ he must know the constant speculation is tiresome for the supporters. Either the above or he isn’t ‘definitely staying’ and is waiting to see what happens with offers etc. if I was him and I was planning to stay- I’d just save all the hassle and make a short statement in twatter or Instagram or whatever preferred media platform he has. Only other things I can think of is the club’s using all the speculation to create uncertainty around other transfers they might be pursuing and the strategies being employed. Or he might just be waiting to see how the Euros goes before he decides what to do. Hopefully there’s no leaked photos of him playing pool with sterling come out. I both love and hate this time of the year!

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Re: Jack Grealish - for life?
« Reply #22274 on: June 17, 2021, 11:23:34 AM »
Equally, he could double his money if he lets the speculation catch fire and ends up with a new contract. Not a bad situation for a player with an enduring injury.

 


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