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Tottenham Hotspur 'line up Jack Grealish approach'

Tottenham 'line up Grealish approach'
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Tottenham Hotspur are reportedly ready to test crisis club Aston Villa's resolve with a £15m bid for £40m-rated midfielder Jack Grealish.

Tottenham Hotspur will reportedly test Aston Villa's resolve with an official approach for midfielder Jack Grealish this summer.

Villa's failure to earn promotion back to the Premier League this season has plunged them into financial crisis, with the prospect of administration still looming for the one-time champions of Europe despite settling their bill with HMRC.

The Championship outfit are resigned to losing their biggest assets this summer and will be forced to cash in on Grealish, placing a £40m asking price on the 22-year-old.

However, The Telegraph reports that Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy believes he can get Grealish for as little as £15m due to Villa's perilous position, and is ready to challenge their resolve.

The former England Under-21 international is understood to be Tottenham's main transfer target this summer due to the uncertainty over the future of Mousa Dembele and injury problems suffered by Harry Winks last season.

Mauricio Pochettino is reportedly hopeful that Grealish can have a similar impact to Dele Alli, who the Villa midfielder is also friends with.

However, a number of other clubs are thought to be monitoring Grealish's situation, with Manchester United, Newcastle United and Leicester City among the interested parties.


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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Liverpool1613303462842
2Manchester CityMan City1613214593641
3Tottenham HotspurSpurs16120430161436
4Chelsea16104233132034
5Arsenal16104235201534
6Manchester UnitedMan Utd167542826226
7Everton166642319424
8Bournemouth167272526-123
9Leicester CityLeicester166462120122
10Wolverhampton WanderersWolves166461719-222
11West Ham UnitedWest Ham166372325-221
12Watford166372023-321
13Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton166371922-321
14Cardiff CityCardiff1642101530-1514
15Newcastle UnitedNewcastle163491322-913
16Crystal Palace1633101323-1012
17Burnley1633101532-1712
18Huddersfield TownHuddersfield1624101027-1710
19Southampton161691330-179
20Fulham1623111640-249

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