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Carragher blasts 'shocking' Aston Villa boos for Man City midfielder Grealish

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Liverpool hero Jamie Carragher has slammed Aston Villa fans booing Manchester City Jack Grealish.

Writing for the Sunday World, Carragher said: "I used to think there was a right way to leave a football club. A means by which a much-loved player could exit through the front door, and still be welcomed back by his ex-fans on his return.

"Until this week, if you had asked me for a modern example I would have cited Jack Grealish's move from Aston Villa to Manchester City.

"To me, the timing of Grealish's transfer – and the manner in which he handled his departure – was as classy as it gets. The club hierarchy released a statement wishing him well, and when Grealish says he left Villa Park with a heavy heart, I believe him.

"As an England international in his mid-20s looking to take the next step in his career, no one could begrudge him the chance to join the Premier League champions, learning from one of the best managers ever, and challenging himself in the Champions League.

"What was his reward? To be booed by a large section of Villa supporters on his return in a City shirt. It was shocking and difficult to understand."

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