Man Metropolis’s Jack Grealish hit again at Graeme Souness’ feedback (Photograph: Getty/talkSPORT)
The Liverpool icon turned pundit has been crucial of Grealish in latest instances, describing him as a ‘good, not nice participant’ and making feedback on his taking part in fashion.
However Grealish hit back at these remarks on Wednesday, telling reporters: ‘I don’t know what his [Souness’] downside is with me. He at all times says stuff about me.
‘I do know he’s mentioned numerous stuff about me not shifting the ball faster however once I’m taking part in for a supervisor like Pep Guardiola and he’s telling me to maintain the ball as a lot as I can and have balls to take it in all places, that’s what I’ll attempt to do.’
Souness has now responded to the 27-year-old, insisting that he thinks Grealish may be very naturally proficient and finally the one particular person the attacking midfielder ought to take criticism from is Guardiola.
‘I don’t have an issue with Grealish, I don’t have an issue with anybody,’ he informed talkSPORT.
‘I feel he’s a great participant, technically he’s unbelievable, however being a very good technician is simply part of the sport.
‘Jack has obtained the dribbling capability only a few gamers have, and that sort of capability will get you on the sting of your seat, however you’ve obtained to ship on the finish of it. It’s not nearly dribbling previous two gamers after which giving the ball away.
‘I’m positive if I met Jack I would like him. He’s a cheeky chappy and I’d prefer to have an evening out with him as properly, however I simply really feel the trendy participant doesn’t take criticism very properly.’
Souness additionally in contrast Grealish’s state of affairs to that of Paul Pogba’s, and warned him to not comply with the identical path as the previous Manchester United midfielder who was below fixed scrutiny from Souness.
He added: ‘Pay attention, I’m paid to supply an opinion and I’ve been within the recreation 50 years, so I feel I’m entitled to have an opinion. Don’t be so treasured.
‘After I was having a go at Pogba, it was as a result of it was Manchester United and my Liverpool connections, and I feel I used to be the primary one to name Pogba out as a median participant in our league, and I feel I used to be confirmed 100 per cent proper on the finish of the day.
‘I don’t have a vendetta in opposition to anybody in any respect, that is simply my opinion at the moment about Grealish. And, actually, Jack doesn’t must take heed to me, he doesn’t must take heed to anybody. The one opinion that ought to depend for Grealish is his supervisor.’
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