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'He's one of the best young talents' - Rep of Ireland hope Jack Grealish to be given big role at Villa under new boss Tim Sherwood


Jack Grealish

Jack Grealish

Jack Grealish

NEW Aston Villa manager Tim Sherwood has given Ireland U21 prospect Jack Grealish the seal of approval.

The 19-year-old came on as a late sub in Villa's win over Leicester City and hopes to force his way into Sherwood's plans for next weekend.

"I know him from youth football. I haven't seen him on the training field but I know he is a talented boy and potentially one of the best young talents," Sherwood said of Grealish.

"He's in the first-team squad at the moment so I am very excited to have a look at him and learn more about him."