Rio Ferdinand has publicly pleaded with Manchester United to throw the kitchen sink at signing Jack Grealish – he also admitted that he doesn’t care if Paul Pogba leaves the Red Devils in the summer.
Ferdinand, who bagged six Premier League titles during a 12-year stint at Manchester United, hailed Aston Villa and England talent Grealish on Rio Ferdinand Presents FIVE.
He said, “I don’t care if Pogba goes or not, Grealish is my man,”
“I have known him since he was in his early teens. He came to my restaurant and I got him and his dad some tickets for a game.”
Although Grealish is an undisputed star on the field he’s been embroiled in his fair share of controversy off the pitch.
Touching on Grealish’s scandalous moments, Ferdinand said, “He has changed his regime and looked at himself and asked what he can do better.”
“What the young kids don’t see with Jack Grealish is the hunger and hard work behind closed doors – the attention to detail and the way he trains.
Grealish has long been a midfield target for Old Trafford and has seen his value soar following Villa’s extraordinary start to the 2020-21 season.
After signing a new five-year deal, commentators are speculating that it could take as much as £100million for him to make the move from Villa Park.