Grealish: ‘Stronger than ever’
Portsmouth’s 22 year old star Jack Grealish has claimed that their current squad is ‘stronger than ever’ following their Capital One Cup Final success and are confident they can go to win the Premier League title too.
Grealish, who hails from the Republic of Ireland, signed for Pompey in the summer of 2016 from Aston Villa for a fee of just £3.6m. He has certainly been a great signing, and has continued to impress since his arrival. He is still young and has a blossoming reputation that he can become a very, very special in the future.
He traditionally operates as a left midfielder however can play in an attacking midfield role or on the left wing, in addition. So far this season he has made 30 appearances at club level, scoring 9 goals and leading the assists charts for his team with 12 assists. He has also represented his nation 4 times over this year, scoring 1 goal and providing 2 assists too.
After Portsmouth’s Capital One Cup Final triumph, a 3-2 win over Arsenal, Grealish has spoken out to the media and has claimed that Pompey’s squad is ‘stronger than ever’ following the victory.”It was a fantastic victory. To do it in such dramatic fashion, and by winning confirm that we are the champions of the Capital One Cup for a second year running must have been a great experience for the fans of the club. It certainly was for the players! Now after the win, it has given a huge boost to the squad even though we already had great moral and chemistry within the dressing room. The squad is stronger than ever. The players are all fit, in form, happy to be playing for this wonderful club and under a wonderful manager.”
Grealish went on to say that they can use the cup win as an advantage for their league run in and the title race ahead, even stating that there is now even confidence that they will go on to become league champions."Everyone knows it will be incredibly tough for us to win the title. But, with the cup success it can definitely work as an advantage for us. I’m sure teams, managers and other fans are started to get worried about the talent we have which works in our favor hugely. There is a growing belief that we can win this title. It can be ours. If we keep up a good standard of performances, I can’t see why not?”