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Manchester City and Pep Guardiola Honest Verdict on Jack Grealish's Debut Season Revealed Following £100M Transfer

Jack Grealish's performances and attitude on and off the pitch have delighted Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola and his staff at the Etihad Stadium, according to a new report.

There has been plenty of discussion about Jack Grealish's time at Manchester City since the Premier League champions broke their transfer record and signed the England international for £100 million from Aston Villa last summer.

Despite making an impressive start to life at the Etihad Stadium with debut strikes at the Etihad Stadium and Champions League, the 26-year-old has bagged just six goals and four assists in 39 appearances across all competitions ahead of a title decider against his former club on Sunday.

Whilst being in and out of a side that boasts arguably one of the fiercest attacks in world football, the Birmingham-born star has taken time to adjust to Pep Guardiola's demands and style of play - a recurring theme amongst the Catalan's signings at the Etihad Stadium since 2016.

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Whilst he takes some time to get to speed in training, Guardiola and his staff like the way Grealish trains, as they often are with the likes of Kevin De Bruyne, Bernardo Silva and Phil Foden.

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Interestingly, it has been mentioned that the coaching staff were impressed by Grealish knowing he had to prove his worth and earn the respect of the dressing room following his arrival to the Etihad Stadium last summer despite coming in for a club record sum.

The Aston Villa academy graduate is in contention to keep his place in the lineup when Manchester City hold the west Midlands outfit at the Etihad Stadium in a title decider on Sunday, after Grealish starred and scored in his side's 2-2 draw away at West Ham last week.


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