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Aston Villa boss Smith: Grealish will be happy with win at Leeds

Aston Villa boss Dean Smith has no doubts an absent Jack Grealish will be delighted with their win at Leeds United.

Speaking after Villa's 1-0 win at Leeds United, Smith was asked about an injured Grealish potentially struggling to break back into his starting XI.

He said: "Yeah, I'm not sure Jack would struggle getting into too many teams, to be honest! Listen, it's nice to win a game without Jack in the team because, as I said, there was a lot made out of us not winning a Premier League game without Jack.

"But, as I said, they were against Liverpool who went top of the league, Leicester who went second and Wolves who went seventh. They weren't give-me games, that's for sure, and Jack would have been the first cheering that win on from home today."

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