Jack Grealish has not been starting games for England at Euro 2020 due to concerns from manager Gareth Southgate about his work rate off the ball, as reported by The Athletic.
As England struggle to pose a potent threat at the tournament, there has been an outcry from fans and journalists alike for Grealish to start after a sparking 2020/21 season which saw him register seven goals and 12 assists from 27 appearances in all competitions [Transfermarkt].
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However, there are some within the England dressing room who believe the Aston Villa captain is not being selected from the beginning due to his lack of pressure on the ball out of possession [The Athletic].
As you can imagine, loads of Aston Villa supporters took to Twitter to scold these latest developments surrounding the 25-year-old.
Villa fans react to Grealish work rate claim
Replying to popular Aston Villa fan outlet @villareport, here is how some fans summarised their opinions upon hearing the report, with one believing that the accusation about his work rate is “ridiculous”:
“Didn’t Grealish pressure more per 90 than all the attacking players?”
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