Arsenal hero Charlie Nicholas issues warning to Manchester United over Jack Grealish transfer

first_imgArsenal hero Charlie Nicholas issues warning to Manchester United over Jack Grealish transfer Metro Sport ReporterWednesday 8 Apr 2020 9:50 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link390Shares Arsenal hero Charlie Nicholas named Grealish in his Premier League team of the season (Picture: Getty)‘He is a lovely footballer and has tried to offer so much more than that for Villa.‘He has come on even more since Tottenham were linked and that price tag is going to continue to go up and up.‘As much as Villa are a mess, Grealish is an eye-catching player, so he definitely makes the team.’MORE: Odion Ighalo hits back at critics as Manchester United look to complete £15m dealMORE: Gary Neville names the best strike partnership he played with at Manchester United Advertisement Advertisement Manchester United want to sign Jack Grealish from Aston Villa this summer (Pictures: Getty)Arsenal hero Charlie Nicholas has warned Manchester United that Jack Grealish’s valuation is going to go ‘up and up’ following his performances for Aston Villa in the Premier League.Grealish, 24, has emerged as one of United’s top transfer targets ahead of the summer, having starred at Villa Park for a number of years.The midfielder helped his boyhood club secure promotion from the Championship last season and has continued to impress in the English top-flight this term.Nicholas has been impressed by Grealish, naming the Villa captain in his Premier League team of the season, but says his price-tag could soar during the summer transfer window.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENT‘I am looking at different players that have impressed me and how their respective teams have performed,’ the Arsenal legend told Sky Sports.‘Leicester have only done it for part of the season, Chelsea have been unpredictable, Man Utd not so much, Arsenal and Tottenham have been poor, Burnley have been average, while Wolves and Sheffield United have been brilliant.‘Jack Grealish has had a first-class season, and he has actually been better than James Maddison I feel.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man City‘A lot doing comparisons between the two. He has been carrying the Aston Villa attack for a while.‘I understand how Jeff Stelling and the others have the debate around whether Ross Barkley, Mason Mount, Maddison or Grealish should play in that spot.‘There is an abundance of talent, but Grealish has stood up to it. He wanted the ball and has shown maturity that I have never seen before. Commentlast_img read more

Syracuse closes out Duel in the Desert with 69-55 win over UNLV

first_img Published on December 22, 2017 at 8:36 pm Contact Billy: [email protected] | @Wheyen3 Facebook Twitter Google+ Coming off its first loss of the season on Thursday, Syracuse (12-1) came out firing in the first quarter of its game against UNLV (5-6) on Friday in its final nonconference game. 18-straight points set the Orange out in front from the opening tip and the game was never close in a bounce-back 69-55 win for SU at the Duel in the Desert.The Rebels cut the lead to 14 on the last bucket of the game, but that was the closest the tournament hosts would be to closing on Syracuse after the opening 18-0 run.UNLV struggled with turnovers throughout the contest. The Rebels turned the ball over 28 times, in contrast to Syracuse’s much smaller total of 14. Tiana Mangakahia wreaked much of the havoc for SU, ending the game with eight steals. The turnover margin meant that the Orange was able to attempt 17 more field goals than UNLV in a game which the Rebels barely outshot SU from the floor, 36 percent to 35.8.Gabrielle Cooper, who led the Orange with 22 points in the loss to No. 5 Mississippi State, had another strong scoring output with 17 points. Digna Strautmane had 13 points in the first half and finished with 15 points, seven rebounds and four blocks.Mangakahia finished with 12 points and nine assists, not missing a triple-double by much when combined with her eight steals. Miranda Drummond rounded out Syracuse’s double-digit scorers with a team-leading 18 of her own.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textAt the end of the first quarter, Syracuse led UNLV 28-6. The Rebels outscored SU the rest of the way, winning the last three quarters 49-41. But the big run to start the contest meant that the Orange could breeze to the finish line. A day after losing to the highest-ranked team it will play in the nonconference, Syracuse made sure Friday’s result was never in doubt right from the get-go. Commentslast_img read more