In victory over Newcastle, James' performance on the right flank attracted a social media post from Villa star Grealish, who had been watching on television.
After a message of “Well done lad" from the England international, James as asked where the pair had met, as they have never played for the same side.
“Yeah [we're friends], I've met him a few times as we actually have the same agency," he explained to manutd.com.
“I've seen Jack on holiday a few times actually and he's a very nice lad."
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