He is finally starting to show why Manchester City paid Aston Ville an astronomical €117 million for him in the summer of 2021. Jack Grealish has rarely been at his best in his first year and a half at the Citizens, but in the new year he looks like a replacement. In addition to his improved game performance, he also adds relatively solid productivity, which he confirmed in the 29th round of the Premier League against Liverpool, when he led the reigning champions of England to a clear 4:1 victory with a goal and an assist. “I finally feel like my old self, my confidence is coming back. I’m excited,” Grealish rejoiced after the final whistle.