The previous England protector has contrasted Grealish’s style and that of greats, for example, Lionel Messi and Ronaldinho
Rio Ferdinand has said he couldn’t care less if Paul Pogba withdraws Manchester United in the late spring, as he accepts the club should go all out for Aston Villa star Jack Grealish.
Pogba’s situation at the club has been the subject of hypothesis for quite a while, with his representative Mino Raiola saying he sees his customer’s future away from Old Trafford.
Those remarks came when United were battling in the Premier League and had quite recently been wiped out from the Champions League.
Since the misfortune to RB Leipzig in December, United have won four and attracted two of their last six games the Premier League and are level on focuses with Liverpool at the highest point of the table.
Pogba has worked his way back into the crease, however Ferdinand is undaunted in the event that he proceeds onward in the mid year and couldn’t imagine anything better than to see the Red Devils make England worldwide Grealish their marquee marking.
“I couldn’t care less if Pogba goes or not, Grealish is my man,” Ferdinand said on Rio Ferdinand Presents FIVE. “I have known him since he was in his initial youngsters. He went to my café and I got him and his father a few tickets for a game.”
Grealish has been engaged with some off-field debates, however Ferdinand feels the assaulting midfielder has been buckling down here and there the pitch and his exhibitions make the statement.
“He’s an incredible child with an extraordinary family,” Ferdinand said. “He cherishes his football. What the little youngsters don’t see with Jack Grealish is the appetite and difficult work in secret – the scrupulousness and the manner in which he prepares. He has changed his system and taken a gander at himself and asked what he can improve.
“I have gotten with many individuals that he is industrious in all the work he offs the pitch to get to where he is currently. You are getting results throughout each and every week.
“He is one of those players that has taken a gander at himself in the mid year and figured, ‘Truly, I’ve done well last prepare, I’ve marked another arrangement at my childhood club, and I will go once more’.
“In the event that I am a supervisor of a top group in England, a main three or four group, at that point I would not permit him to remain there, I would proceed to take him.”
Ferdinand feels Grealish’s style of play is alarming for safeguards and looks at well to any semblance of Ronaldinho and Lionel Messi.
“As a protector, as much as speed behind you scares you, it is likewise the player who can discover pockets of room, turn and run at you,” he said.
“[Pablo] Aimar who played at Valencia and Argentina, [Ariel] Ortega, players like that who could go for it and spill – Ronaldinho and [Lionel] Messi. I am not saying he is in that class yet, however that style of player who runs at you. He is a phenomenal player.
“When you talk about large numbers like £100 million or whatever sticker price you need to make reference to, it isn’t about how acceptable they look, it is about would they say they are setting up the numbers to legitimize that sticker price? 12 in his last 14 games proposes he is and that he will go for large, huge batter.”