When asked about receiving an interest from Old Trafford, the Aston Villa star said that the Red Devils already have the Portugal international on their side.
, played down his links withManchester United
insisting that the Red Devils already haveBruno Fernandes
as their key player.
After pursuing Grealish for a while, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer eventually shifted his attention toSporting CP
’s Fernandes, who moved to their side for €55 million (£47m/$60m) in January 2020.
Asked about the interest from Old Trafford, Grealish toldYouTuber Harry Pinero
“You’ve got Bruno anyway!”
Since joining the Red Devils, Fernandes has been able to score 34 goals and give 21 assists in his 62 appearances while Grealish has been enjoying a similar role as he captains Dean Smith’s squad.
Grealish currently has 17 goals and 18 assists in total for Aston Villa.
Talking about him having
“the filthiest first touch”
in thePremier League
, the 25-year-old said:
“That’s not true.”
“I do some alright touches but you need to put a bit of respect on Bruno and KDB [Kevin De Bruyne].”
Grealish is currently nursing a mild injury as Aston Villa prepare to faceWolverhampton
in their upcoming match.