MANCHESTER UNITED are reportedly still keen on signing Jack Grealish after missing out on him in September.
But they will have to fork out a whopping £100million to Aston Villa to sign the star.
The 25-year-old is heading to Old Trafford tonight to captain his hometown team against the Red Devils.
However, he could have been lining-up against them if United had agreed to Villa’s asking price during the summer transfer window.
Now the Daily Mail claims Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men are still keen on a deal for the England international.
Grealish looked set to leave Villa for United just a few months ago until the move broke down over his valuation.
Solskjaer’s club would only offer a maximum of £65m, which was £35m short of what Villa wanted.
United then pulled out of a deal due to the financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic after splashing £39m on Donny van de Beek from Ajax.
Grealish then went on to sign a new five-year contract at Villa, ensuring his talents remain at maximum value for interested parties.
And United are not the only ones keen on securing his signature.
They are among a host of European big boys reportedly ‘still weighing up a bid’ for the playmaker this summer.
Speaking about Grealish ahead of tonight’s game, United boss Solskjaer said: “I don’t want to say too much about other teams’ players but of course he’s a player we know we have to look for.
“He’s a player for Aston Villa and England who has only improved.
“The goal he scored last season was a brilliant goal and we’ve faced him enough times to know it’s going to be a difficult game.”
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