‘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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Celtic want 21-yr-old who has impressed in the Championship this season

Celtic want 21-yr-old who has impressed in the Championship this season – originally posted on Sportslens.com

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Celtic are interested in signing the young Chelsea defender Fikayo Tomori this summer.

According to Daily Mirror, they want to sign the player on a permanent transfer.

Tomori has impressed on loan at Derby County and it seems that he has caught the attention of the Scottish champions.

The young defender has two years left on his deal at Chelsea and he is unlikely to get any first-team chances with them next season.

Therefore, a move away makes a lot of sense for the 21-year-old player.

If he manages to guide Derby to the Premier League, the Rams might just try to sign him on a permanent deal.

Tomori has been a key player for Frank Lampard’s team and the if the former Chelsea midfielder wants to sign him, the Rams will have an edge over Celtic.

It will be interesting to see if the Scottish side submit an offer for the player in the coming weeks.

Judging by his performances in the Championship, it is safe to assume that Tomori could be a real star in the Scottish League next season.

It could prove to be a really good signing for Celtic if they manage to convince the player and pull off the deal.

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