A number of Aston Villa fans have been giving their thoughts on social media to Dean Smith’s comments on Jack Grealish.
The 25-year-old has missed the club’s last nine Premier League fixtures with a shin injury and will be missing from Villa’s squad against West Brom on Sunday evening.
Smith admitted that the attacking midfielder is due to go for a scan on the issue next week but has no doubt the club captain will be available for England selection at this summer’s European Championship.
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The 25-year-old appeared to have a major chance of landing a spot in Gareth Southgate’s Three Lions squad for the tournament prior to his injury, with Grealish receiving his first call up back in August.
Talking to the media about the Villa captain, as reported by the Daily Mail, Smith said:
“There’s not really a timeline as such. He’s due to have a scan next week & hopefully that clears it up & he can go on with training. But we’re guided by the doctors. I have no doubt he’ll be okay for the Euros.”
Villa fans react
@villareport shared Smith’s comments on Twitter on Friday evening, and here is what these Villa fans had to say in reply, with some sharing their concerns.
“What is going on here seriously?”
“So weird. Something going on here for sure”
“Dean Smith playing it down week in and week out. Can we ask someone else next time?”
“So he’s fine for Euros but not fine for us. Pathetic all this about time the club come out and tell us what’s really going on with JG”
“That’s him out of the Euros then Smith’s spoken”
“Won’t play for us again.”
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