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Despite Erling Haaland’s arrival, £100m man Jack Grealish can still influence City storyline

Daniel McDonnell


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Manchester City's Jack Grealish with Ruben Dias during last week's Community Shield clash with Liverpool. Credit: Reuters

Manchester City's Jack Grealish with Ruben Dias during last week's Community Shield clash with Liverpool. Credit: Reuters

Jack Grealish pictured lining out for the Ireland Under-21 squad in 2014. Photo: Sportsfile

Jack Grealish pictured lining out for the Ireland Under-21 squad in 2014. Photo: Sportsfile

Erling Haaland of Manchester City celebrates with Jack Grealish after scoring their team's first goal during the pre-season friendly match between Bayern Munich and Manchester City at Lambeau Field on July 23, 2022 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Erling Haaland of Manchester City celebrates with Jack Grealish after scoring their team's first goal during the pre-season friendly match between Bayern Munich and Manchester City at Lambeau Field on July 23, 2022 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

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Manchester City's Jack Grealish with Ruben Dias during last week's Community Shield clash with Liverpool. Credit: Reuters

It would be the ultimate example of Premier League largesse if a player who has moved clubs for £100m was affixed with the label of the forgotten man.

But with all the understandable hype around the arrival of Erling Haaland, the status of Jack Grealish has become a fascinating sub-plot to the English campaign ahead.


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