Manchester United target to be offered lucrative contract by Aston Villa

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According to report, Aston Villa are preparing to offer captain Jack Grealish a lucrative contract to keep him off the grip of Manchester United.

Villa manager Dean Smith has hinted that his club will do anything in their power to keep the United target Jack Grealish at Villa Park.

Speaking at a press conference ahead of the Premier League fixture against Tottenham, the Villa Boss said to the Mirror:

“We’ve got two magnificent owners who want this club to be successful.

“They have got an awful lot of money which they’ve earned through their hard work in their businesses.

“They know that if you want to be a successful team you have to keep your best players. They will be working very hard to make sure our best players stop at this football club. That’s the best answer I can give about Jack.”

According to the Manchester Evening News, Grealish has already told his friends that he would love to join United next summer regardless of who is in-charge at the club.

The Villa captain has been superb this season so far. The midfielder has made 27 appearances across all competitions, scored 9 goals and provided 7 assists.