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Man Utd tipped to target alternative playmaker following Jack Grealish car crash allegations

Jack Grealish has been accused of being involved in a drink driving incident, so you can understand why Manchester United may be hesitant to make a move for the playmaker this summer.

The Aston Villa star was pictured on the side of a road in the early hours of Sunday morning, with The Sun reporting that he crashed into various parked vehicles on a street.

To add to blow for Grealish, the Daily Star claims the scandal could see United seek alternative transfer targets.

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United have been heavily linked with the Villa captain in the recent months, with the Manchester Evening News reporting that club have been keen on the midfielder for some time.

This could open the door to James Maddison — as suggested in the Daily Star report — who Stretty News understands has been seen as an alternative target.

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The same report claims Maddison is a lifelong United fan, so you’d think he would jump at the opportunity to leave Leicester City to play at Old Trafford.

With nine goals and three assists this term, Maddison is a player who could destroy opponents alongside Bruno Fernandes, who really hit the ground running when he arrived from Sporting Lisbon in January.

This could go against Grealish. He’s in the headlines for the wrong reasons again.

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