Former Tottenham Hotspur and England midfielder Jermaine Jenas has raised one key question about whether or not Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish should seal a move to Manchester City.
As reported by MEN Sport on on Friday, City, who face Leicester City in the FA Community Shield next Saturday, have tabled a £100million bid for the Villa star in an attempt to lure him to the Etihad Stadium.
City have been tracking Grealish's progress for a while and have made it clear that they are prepared to smash the English transfer record to to sign the England international, who scored six goals and claimed 12 assists in the Premier League last season.
It is understood that the Villa captain is currently torn over whether to stay at Villa Park, with his boyhood club trying to convince him to sign a new big-money contract, or make the move north to the Etihad Stadium.
Should Grealish decide on the latter of those two scenarios and make the move to City, Jenas is concerned that it might not be the wisest choice, with fellow England star Phil Foden having made the left-wing berth his own last season, as well as the fact that Raheem Sterling is also knocking on the door to make his mark.
"From Jack’s point of view, it all depends on what Guardiola’s plans are for Phil Foden," Jenas told the Daily Star. "Phil spent the whole of last year on that left-hand side for Manchester City, and was brilliant, and that’s where Jack plays.
"There have been plenty of times where left-sided players at City have gone missing.
"Leroy Sane had to get himself out of there, [Raheem] Sterling last year even as brilliant as he was, didn’t get a game last year.
"I find it hard to say he shouldn’t go, for Jack, I just don’t know if Man City is the place for him."
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