Why is Jack Grealish playing with bandage on his hand for Man City?

Why is Jack Grealish playing with bandage on his hand for Man City?

August 7, 2021

JACK GREALISH is Manchester City's new man having lit up Euro 2020 with a series of eye catching displays for England

And eagle-eyed fans have noticed that Grealish has been wearing a bandage on his hand for England and during his City debut in the Community Shield.

Why is Jack Grealish wearing a bandage on his hand?

Jack Grealish has been playing at the Euros with a broken left thumb which he suffered in a victory at Tottenham towards the end of last season.

The midfield ace has been seen with a bandaged left hand in his three games so far following a rough challenge in Villa's 2-1 win over Spurs on May 19.

Asked about the injury, England's No 7 said: “[Japhet] Tanganga from Tottenham threw me on the floor and I broke my thumb.”

On whether it had healed, the attacker showed reporters how bent his thumb was and added: “It's still like that a little bit isn't it?"

Though Grealish has revealed the worst part of having a thumb injury – he can no longer play his PlayStation.

Speaking of how he relaxes in his downtime, the 25-year-old said: "From what the guys have said they set up a lot of stuff but I suppose it is just the normal, Netflix and Playstation…

"I can't actually play at the moment because I have broken my thumb.

"I have had to knock it on the head a little bit at the moment so I can't play."

Who is Jack Grealish?

Jack Grealish is a 25-year-old attacking midfielder who plays for Aston Villa in the Premier League and England. He has made 10 appearances for the Three Lions.

He was born in Birmingham on 10 September 1995, and has made over 200 appearances for Villa.

Through his grandparents' nationality, Grealish was capped by the Republic of Ireland at under-21 level before confirming he decision to play for England in 2016.

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