Report: West Ham backed to beat Spurs to Championship star by ex-player

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Dom Le Roy

Tottenham Hotspur failed to bring in any new players in the summer transfer window back in 2018, becoming the first Premier League side in history to do so.

They also remained quiet in the winter window, but they were heavily linked with Aston Villa’s Jack Grealish through both periods, even putting in a couple of bids in the summer.

Grealish ended up staying put at Villa in the Championship for the season, which perhaps was the best move for the promising youngster.

He has been impressing week in week out for his club this season, netting four goals and setting up five so far in the Championship.

The Express claim that Grealish now has a £45m buyout clause in his contract, but a move will likely depend on whether Villa get promoted or not.

Former West Ham player McAvennie has now claimed that his old club could be a good fit for Grealish, and has backed them to sign him ahead of Spurs.

He said (Love Sport Radio): “The boy has got talent, that’s for sure. He’s got a bit about him. He’s got a bit of swagger which is not a bad thing for West Ham.

“They could do with someone like that to go in and take them to the next level.

“They’ve got some good players but I don’t know how you’re going to get them all on the same pitch.

“There’s lots of very good players in there and in midfield, but I think he’s looking for some players at the end of the season.

“We’ve just got wait and see what kind of players he brings in. Grealish would be a good one. I wouldn’t say no to that.”

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  1. I ask Jack. What would you like the best staying in the Championship or playing in Europe namely CL. I can see that your place will,be guaranteed in the first 11 with Spurs. Come to Spurs and make a great future for yourself. Good luck lad.


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