Villa and Spurs ‘nowhere near’ deal for Grealish as deadline rapidly approaches

first_img Tony Cascarino backs Everton to sign two strikers for Carlo Ancelotti RANKED 3 Man United joined by three other clubs in race for Erling Haaland three-way race The winger is said to have told Villa he wants to leave and play top flight football again moving on Kevin De Bruyne ‘loves Man City and wants to keep winning’, reveals father LIVING THE DREAM IN DEMAND 3 LATEST “We all know what football is, but at the moment Spurs haven’t got anywhere near what the owners want to consider.“So there is not a discussion to be had at the moment, because they’re got nowhere near the figure they demanded.”Spurs want to make the 21-year-old winger their first signing of the summer but have just six days before the transfer window slams shut early this season on August 9.Grealish is said to have indicated he wants to join the north London club but Villa are unwilling to budge. TOP WORK Liverpool’s signings under Michael Edwards – will Minamino be the next big hit? targets center_img Spurs have been after Grealish all summer Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Ndidi bid, targets named, Ozil is ‘skiving little git’ Bruce has been promised by the new owners that Grealish will not be sold on the cheap The biggest market value losers in 2019, including Bale and ex-Liverpool star Villa are not fully out of the woods but do now have at least some leverage, which Bruce is keen to exploit.At his press conference ahead of the Championship opener at Hull City on Monday, Bruce said: “We don’t want to lose our best players, but they’re aware of course that everyone has their price. The best thing the (new) owners have been able to do is not let anybody go on the cheap.“So if someone wants to buy our players, they are going to have to find a premium and make sure the owners are comfortable with it. 3 Cavani ‘agrees’ to join new club and will complete free transfer next summer Where every Premier League club needs to strengthen in January Chelsea confident of beating Man United and Liverpool to Sancho signing REVEALED Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade targets LATEST TRANSFER NEWS Tottenham Hotspur are ‘nowhere near’ a deal for Aston Villa winger Jack Grealish, according to the player’s boss Steve Bruce.Spurs submitted a £20million opening offer this week but Villa are said to want double that as they stand firm after their recent takeover solved many of their financial worries.last_img read more