Sherwood wouldn’t sell Jack Grealish for $90 million

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Tim Sherwood is a big fan of Jack Grealish, we all know that.

The Aston Villa manager made the 20-year-old an integral part of his plans at the club, and Grealish has shown he has the potential to be a top-quality player in the Premier League.

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As impressive as Grealish has been, a recent quote from Sherwood has many scratching their heads. The Villa boss said he wouldn’t sell his young midfielder for $90 million today, a figure that would make Grealish one of the most expensive transfers in history.

I wouldn’t want to sell Jack Grealish for £60 million [$91 million] today. I know what he could possibly be. What looks expensive this year might not be expensive next year.

He is certainly a type of player we have seen at the very top level for the likes of Liverpool and in the past for Aston Villa, we have to recognize that.

He’s not a shop window job, he’s our player, and we couldn’t put a price on him. I certainly wouldn’t.

Sherwood’s quote was likely just an effort to show he has faith in his young player, as the two have developed a great bond over the past few months. When Grealish scored his first Premier League goal earlier this season against Leicester City, he ran straight to the touchline to celebrate with his manager.

But surely if a club came calling to Villa and offered $90 million, they would accept the deal…right?