JACK GREALISH took inspiration from Paul Gascoigne ahead of Manchester City’s latest push towards the Treble.
The £100million star warmed up for today’s FA Cup semi-final with Quad-chasers Liverpool by watching Gazza’s new documentary.
Jack Grealish knows he needs to add more goals and assists to his gameCredit: Getty
Grealish has been inspired by watching Paul Gascoigne’s new documentary
England icon Gascoigne’s 35-yard Wembley free-kick helped Tottenham beat Arsenal at the same stage and venue 31 years ago.
Grealish, posted an Instagram story of himself watching the doc with the message: “What a f**kin player.”
Midfield ace Grealish, 26, loved the comparisons with Gazza after shining for England in their 3-0 friendly win over Wales back in October 2020.
City boss Pep Guardiola revealed a number of his squad watched the show after arriving in London from their Champions League quarter-final clash at Atletico Madrid.
Guardiola said: “You know Paul Gascoigne and his career better than me.
“He was fantastic as a football player and his charisma. It’s a good documentary to watch.”
Grealish has scored just four in 32 City games.
The ex-Aston Villa star said: “As an attacking player, you do want goals and assists. I should definitely have more assists.
“I just need a few to fall my way and then they’ll come. I shoot less than anyone. I’m not sure why.
“I should become more selfish. But I don’t really count myself as a selfish player. If someone’s in a better position I’m going to pass it.
“I love the feeling of an assist — players coming over and thanking you. It’s just nice.”
Guardiola is set to be without Kevin De Bruyne and Kyle Walker after they limped off in the battling 0-0 draw with Atletico which took City through 1-0 on aggregate.
The Spaniard said: “They did not train. We will see.”