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Jermaine Jenas says Jack Grealish needs to think carefully about Manchester City move

Jack Grealish has been warned about a potential move to Manchester City by Jermaine Jenas, as reports continue to suggest a deal is close.

Reports yesterday surfaced to suggest that City had made an offer of around £100m for Grealish. It’s an offer that Aston Villa could well accept, giving City a free run at convincing Grealish to move to Manchester.

However, regular BBC pundit and former Spurs midfielder, Jermaine Jenas, believes Grealish needs to think hard about the decision.

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Speaking to the Daily Star, Jenas highlighted the position Grealish plays in, while suggesting others have failed previously for similar reasons.

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“From Jack’s point of view, it all depends on what Guardiola’s plans are for Phil Foden. Because Phil spent the whole of last year on that left-hand side for Manchester City, and was brilliant, and that’s where Jack plays,” Jenas said.

“There have been plenty of times where left-sided players at City have gone missing. Leroy Sane had to get himself out of there, Sterling last year even as brilliant as he was, didn’t get a game last year. I find it hard to say he shouldn’t go, for Jack, I just don’t know if Man City is the place for him.”

Now or never for Grealish and City

While Jenas raises a good point about the game time Grealish might get, you do feel it’s now or never for both parties.

A deal seems unbelievably close already. It’s looking like it’s down to Grealish really to decide where his future lies. Villa would give him a new deal, but City is a huge step up and challenge.

Jenas is right about that left-hand side. But surely Guardiola can accommodate his best players. He’s simply not going to spend £100m on someone, to sit them on the bench.

Grealish, then, simply has to take this move now or he could well live with regrets.

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