Rio Ferdinand reveals two players blocking £100m target from joining Manchester United

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Jack Grealish’s stock keeps rising with each game, and the Aston Villa star may finally leave his boyhood club at the end of this season.

The 25-year-old is being valued at £80m to £100m, and the two Manchester clubs have been linked with his signature.

However, United legend Rio Ferdinand doesn’t see the deal happening as he claims Grealish plays a position that’s fully occupied at United, with Marcus Rashford and Bruno Fernandes holding the two positions where he can fit in.

“All day long man,” Rio Ferdinand responded when asked if he would like Grealish. “But I don’t even think (Bruno) Fernandes that’s the problem (for the move to happen). You’ve got Rashford and Pogba that are both playing on the left, which is where Jack plays.

“Jack’s best position is on the left, and the next best position you’d imagine would be number 10. They’re the positions where our most influential players in terms of attacking positions are, so I think it’s difficult to see him at Manchester United right now.

“Unless they ship one or two of the boys away, I see it as a difficult deal to be done.”