Tottenham Hotspur have been told that Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish is not for sale at any price.
It was reported Spurs had a £25m bid for Grealish rejected earlier this week as Villa's new owners have insisted that the England under-21 international would not leave before the transfer deadline on Thursday.
Sources told ESPN FC that Grealish is open to the idea of a move to Tottenham as he wants to play in the Premier League and the Champions League.
But Villa's stance towards a move...
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Jack Grealish to Tottenham Hotspur
Tottenham may finally make their first signing of the summer after making a £25m bid for Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish, according...
Aston Villa full back Alan Hutton wrapped up a 3-1 come-from-behind win at Hull City with a mazy dribble and clinical finish to seal the points in their Championship opener on Monday.
Hutton ran through the home defence and fired in the third goal -- his first since December 2014 -- to delight manager Steve Bruce after a tough period off the pitch at the Midlands club.
Villa fell behind after seven minutes through Evandro but Tommy Elphick equalised with a header in the 14th before Ahmed Elmohamady...