Aston Villa captain, Jack Grealish has commited himself to his hometown club after he signed a new five year contract with the club.

The 25 year old England international was linked with a move away from Villa Park this summer but he letter announced that he was staying through the Club’s social media.

Grealish has stayed at Villa Park for 17 years and he made his club debut in the 2013/14 season.

It is my club, my home and I am very happy here,” Grealish said after agreeing the new contract on Tuesday.

The attacking midfielder, who made his first appearance for England against Denmark last week, has signed a contract until 2025.

The Villa Chief Executive, Christian Purslow vowed that “We are determined to build a top team around him and are delighted he is extending his contract and committing himself to the club he loves.

Villa begin their Premier League campaign at home to Sheffield United on Monday after Grealish played a key role in the club retaining its place in the top flight last season.

He made 36 league appearances during 2019-20, scoring eight goals including in the 1-1 draw against West Ham United which secured Premier League survival on the final day of the elongated season.

The owners have made it very clear to me how ambitious they are and how they want to build Aston Villa. There are exciting times ahead and I am very glad to be part of it, ” Grealish added.

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