Jack Grealish will likely be combating for his place within the England squad this summer season and doing all he can to guide his place in Gareth Southgate’s group.
And maybe he had a quiet phrase in Southgate’s ear when the pair ran into one another forward of Aston Villa’s conflict with Man City.
The Villa star is at present out injured and ought to be again within the subsequent couple of weeks, however time is operating out to guide a spot within the European Championship squad.
The Sky Sports activities cameras confirmed Southgate and Grealish having a pleasant dialog forward of kick-off.
Reviews had circulated that the midfielder might be one of many males to overlook out, with gamers like Mason Mount and Phil Foden starring for membership and nation in latest weeks.
It took a very long time for him to get his first England cap and he opened up on his relationship with Southgate in a latest interview.
Grealish, who now has 5 England caps, advised bookmakers William Hill: “Individuals would say, ‘Why is he not selecting you?’ and ‘Do you not get on?’
“However we do. He at all times speaks to me each camp.
“I feel, actually, the explanation why I wasn’t enjoying initially was as a result of he wished me to go away and, not work on my recreation, however there have been gamers there who had been in plenty of camps and knew what he wished.
“Let’s be trustworthy, on the finish of the day, there’s just one individual you’ve received to impress and that’s the supervisor.
“So I used to be doing stuff that he wished me to do and I feel that’s why, come the November camp, I ended up enjoying in all three video games.”