While a new blockbuster contract at his boyhood club will tempt him, Grealish may feel that time is right to take that step up.
He was a fan favourite throughout the European Championship and undoubtedly has the quality to improve Guardiola’s champions.
Despite being set for a significant pay rise at Villa, City have the financial capability to blow their contract offer out of the water.
Grealish has been open in the past about his desire to lift trophies and play in the Champions League. He now has the opportunity. Or I should say he’s earned that opportunity.
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