Jack Grealish has been told he will not be leaving Aston Villa

Jack Grealish has been told he will not be leaving Aston Villa

Jack Grealish has been told he will not be leaving Aston Villa

However, what is obvious is that if Jack Grealish does gain almost a triple-your-money pay rise, he's got Spurs' hesitancy to say thank you to. I am really, really, really, really, really happy.

"If we are happy with our squad and can not improve our squad, sometimes it's better to keep our squad together".

Villa's new executive chairman Nassef Sawiris has made clear the 22-year-old is not for sale and has rebuffed an approach from Tottenham, the player's long-time suitors.

Grealish, whose future has been the subject of intense speculation for the whole summer, trained at Villa's Bodymoor Heath training ground on Thursday morning and club insiders are now confident he won't be sold before the 5pm transfer deadline.

"Of course it's hard to understand for people that Tottenham didn't sign or sell players, but sometimes in football you need to behave differently".

"We believe a lot in our players and there's no point now to say 'why not repeat a similar season like a year ago or the season before, and with more experience?' I am the boss and if I expect from you to do something, then you need to provide it".

Pochettino says he is glad to keep his Spurs squad together amid speculation surrounding his stars.

"I am not anxious, not sad, I am so happy".

"And I think that was a great job from the club to keep the best player and keep the manager".

The Spurs manager believes it was more important to keep his key players at the squad, with Harry...

A new contract will see the England Under-21 worldwide move on to more than £40,000 a week at Villa Park, as Bruce keeps the young star on side in a bid to make it third time lucky and return to the Premier League come May.

"I am so happy in the way they came back", said the Argentinian. I am so proud about them because they were very focused on trying to arrive in a very good condition. Some will be fit to start the game.

"Maybe some players will stay here to try to reach the level, to give more time, for different reasons - because maybe we don't want to take risks, because they need more preparation, because the background or history of their injuries is different".

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