Jack Grealish joins Manchester City from Aston Villa

Manchester City has signed England international, Jack Grealish, from Aston Villa, on a six-year deal.

City made this announcement in a statement on the club’s website said on Thursday.

Speaking on the signing, Grealish said: “I am incredibly happy to have joined Manchester City,” Grealish was quoted by the club’s website.

“City are the best team in the country with a manager considered to be the best in the world – it’s a dream come true to be part of this club.

“Over the past 10 seasons, they have won major trophies consistently. Pep coming here has taken them to the next level and the football this team plays is the most exciting in Europe. To play for Pep and learn from him is going to be special and it’s something any top footballer would want.

“The facilities are amazing, and I honestly can’t wait to get started, meet everyone and get playing.”

In Aston Villa, Grealish had scored 32 goals, made 43 assists and 213 appearances.

He will wear the number number 10 shirt.

City’s Director of Football, Txiki Begiristain spoke of the signing, he said: “We are absolutely delighted to be able to welcome Jack Grealish to Manchester City. He is an incredible talent.

“Jack’s development over the past few seasons both for club and country has been plain for everybody to see. His natural talent together with his commitment to improve as a player, has seen him become one of the most exciting attacking players in world football today.

“I am certain that the fans are going to love seeing him in our team. Pep loves the way he plays, and we all feel he is an ideal fit for Manchester City. Our style and his style are a perfect match. I’m excited to watch him over the coming years.”

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