Date: 1st April 2021 at 12:25pm
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Villa journalist Gregg has been sharing some details on Jack Grealish’s imminent return from injury after the Villa captain recently returned to training after recovering from a leg injury

This comes after Evans recently made an appearance on the latest episode of The ’s Villa-themed podcast 1874 where he spoke about a number of subjects concerning Dean Smith’s side.

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On the topic of Grealish and his recovery from his latest injury, Evans had this to say on the matter.

He said: “I’m really excited to get him back. I think he’s been training all week now, trained last week just running and building up his fitness, he’s a very fit lad, so even if he misses a few weeks of action, he’s not going to really feel that drop off too much.

“He’ll be looking to get back with a bang because [there are] no more England fixtures now and he knows that with so many England players in form as well he needs to finish the season strongly to make sure that he gets in the starting line-up for the Euros.”

Grealish, who is a product of Villa’s youth academy, made his senior debut for the Villans back in 2014 under former Villa manager Paul Lambert during a 4-0 defeat against fellow side Manchester City.

Since then, the 25-year-old, who is currently valued at £54 million, has made 209 appearances for the club across all competitions, in which he has scored 32 goals and provided 43 assists along the way (per Transfermarkt).

TIF Thoughts on Gregg Evans’ comments on Grealish…

Given how Grealish is currently Villa’s highest-rated player for the current Premier League campaign with an overall season rating of 7.73/10 and the fact that he has provided more assists (10) than any other Villa player this season, it’s understandable why Evans is excited to see the Englishman back in action for Villa.

Are you confident Villa can regain their form now that Grealish is fit again?

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Also, with Villa having managed to win just one of their previous six league games that Grealish missed through injury and only scoring three goals in the process, it’s safe to presume that Smith would be delighted to have Grealish back out on the pitch as well.

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