Chelsea legend John Terry believes Aston Villa captain Jack Grealish has the same god-given talent as Real Madrid winger Eden Hazard. Terry also lauded the midfielder's gliding ability on the field. Grealish has emerged as one of the prime targets for Manchester United courtesy of his brilliant form for Aston Villa in the Premier League this season.
John Terry, who is the assistant manager at Aston Villa, has claimed that Jack Grealish plays like his former Chelsea teammates Eden Hazard and Joe Cole. Terry made these claims during a Q&A session on the official Aston Villa website. The assistant manager lauded Grealish's ability to glide past opponents quickly, terming it an underappreciated skill.
John Terry claimed that Jack Grealish possesses tremendous talent and that he wins several fouls for his side across all competitions, further asserting that opponents have not figured out how to stop the midfielder. Terry also believes that Grealish has all the skills to make it to the top in his footballing career, just like former Chelsea man Eden Hazard. Terry claimed that Jack Grealish is a phenomenal player who has the attitude and the vigour to play at a major European giant for years to come. The Chelsea legend stated that it was a pleasure for him to watch a player with such immense calibre grow and train under him each day.
Jack Grealish has been the main man at Aston Villa this season. A number of top clubs are reportedly vying to sign the midfielder this summer with Manchester United considered the front-runners. His contract with at Villa Park runs until 2023, bound by a release clause of £45 million ($55 million). Manchester United are reportedly be eyeing his signature this summer in an attempt towards a summer-squad overhaul.