‘He’s a big issue for us’ – Lampard warns his side about ‘dangerous’ Aston Villa star

'He's a big issue for us' – Lampard warns his side about 'dangerous' Aston Villa star – originally posted on Sportslens.com

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Frank Lampard has heaped praise on the Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish ahead of the playoff final.

The Derby County manager warned his side that Grealish could be a big issue for them. He also labelled the Aston Villa star as ‘dangerous’.

Speaking to the media, Lampard said: “Jack Grealish is a fantastic player and he has matured. He’s a big issue for us and I don’t think there are too many midfielders in England that offer what he does, it’s dangerous.”

Both teams will be fighting for a place in the Premier League next week and it will be interesting to see who comes out on top.

Derby did very well to get past Leeds United in the semifinals and they will be confident of beating Aston Villa now. However, they cannot afford to be complacent here.

Dean Smith’s men are in red hot form and Jack Grealish has been leading from the front. The Villa ace has been crucial to his side’s upturn in form this season.

At one point, Villa were struggling in the midtable positions. An outstanding winning run allowed them to get back in the race for promotion.

Grealish will be looking to guide his side to glory now.

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Aston Villa fans will be excited with 26 y/o star’s two word response on joining the club

Aston Villa fans will be excited with 26 y/o star's two word response on joining the club – originally posted on Sportslens.com

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Tyrone Mings has made a strong impact during his short loan spell at Aston Villa from AFC Bournemouth, and Villa fans would want nothing more than to see him join the club permanently in the summer transfer window.

He has resurrected his career at Villa, and has played a huge role in taking Dean Smith’s side to the playoff final. Aston Villa could return to the Premier League on Monday if they beat Derby County, and that will improve their chances of signing the 26-year-old defender.

Mings has established a strong bond with the Villa fans already and has hinted that he could remain at Villa Park for the upcoming season.

Recently one fan asked Mings whether he would be staying, to which the centre-back replied: “Hopefully mate”.

Mings, who joined the Cherries in 2015 for a reported fee of £8m, is under contract at Bournemouth till 2022. It means Villa may have to spend big for the defender if they are serious about landing him on a permanent deal in the summer.

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‘Grealish will cost a hell of a lot’

Whether Aston Villa get promoted to Premier League or stay in Championship, Jack Grealish will have a lot of suitors. Villa manager Dean Smith shares that view of his star player. “He loves Aston Villa and he’ll want nothing more than to get promoted with Aston Villa,” Smith said. “If we don’t go up he’ll cost someone […]

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