Jack Grealish’s odds on being the Participant of the Season for the 2021/22 Premier League marketing campaign have been slashed in mild of his transfer to Manchester City.
The 25-year-old has turn into the most costly British participant in historical past, along with his £100million transfer to the Etihad confirmed on Thursday.
In line with BetVictor, Grealish is now a 7/1 shot to be topped one of the best participant within the division, behind his new teammate Kevin De Bruyne.
De Bruyne has been priced because the favorite at 6/1, whereas Harry Kane – additionally tipped to hitch City – is an 8/1 shot.
Grealish declared himself a De Bruyne superfan and his dream of taking part in with the Belgian has now come true.
On De Bruyne, Grealish mentioned final yr: “I’m half starstruck after I play towards Kevin De Bruyne as a result of he’s my favorite participant ever.
PFA Participant of the Yr 2021/22 contenders
**Odds courtesy of BetVictor**
“I believe he’s unbelievable, I believe he’s simply one of the best participant within the Premier League in the mean time.
“He’s somebody I personally look as much as in the mean time and try to, not base my recreation on him, however try to take stuff from his recreation and put that into mine.”
Villa followers are understandably heartbroken that the participant is leaving, however Dublin, who scored 48 targets in 155 appearances at Villa Park in six years from 1998, believes Dean Smith has all of the instruments to assist the membership thrive with out the England star.
Requested if Villa will cope with out Grealish, Dublin informed talkSPORT: “They will. They did it with out him for lengthy intervals of final season when he was injured.
“Will probably be tough with out him. They give the impression of being to him when each participant will get the ball within the claret and blue shirt.
“When they should create one thing after they’re behind, they appear to Jack.
“He’s their fundamental man, clearly, however they’ve a participant in Emi Buendia who can play that method as effectively.
“He’s obtained plenty of expertise and is an excellent signing. Dean Smith is aware of his gamers and is aware of his signings.
“Should you’re a participant like Jack and somebody presents you £200,000 (a-week), what do you do?
“It’s tough for him in that state of affairs, however I simply want Jack all one of the best.”