Jack Grealish makes England vow with Czech Republic start possible as Mason Mount isolates

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Jack Grealish promises to be “fearless” if he is finally given a starting place against the Czech Republic on Tuesday night. England’s Grealish could come into the starting eleven for Gareth Southgate with Mason Mount currently self-isolating, as is Ben Chilwell, after Scotland’s Billy Gilmour tested positive for Covid.

The Chelsea trio were seen in close contact on the pitch after England’s goalless draw with Scotland in their second Euro 2020 Group D match on Friday night.

Aston Villa midfielder Grealish insists that despite the use of an ice-pack during the tournament on his troublesome shins, he is 100 per cent fit and raring to go.

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And his battlecry is music to England fans frustrated after his cameo substitute roles have not been able to lift a fairly turgid start to the tournament so far.

He said: “I hope to bring a lot. If I got the chance to play, I’d be as fearless as possible. I’d attack the full backs or whoever I’m up against. I’d just try and do what I do on a weekly basis for Aston Villa.

“I see every game as if it’s just a normal game. I wouldn’t try and change stuff. I don’t ever really get nervous or worry about games, because as soon as you’re five minutes into a game anyway you’re just in the zone, so I would never sit there before a game worrying.

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“I just try and play every game as if I’m playing under-18s football or under-23s football at Villa.

“You know, I’ve done it my whole life, so why would I change the way I play, or the way I do stuff, just because it’s a bigger game?”

Grealish’s form in the Premier League would have made him an automatic choice three months ago, but his lack of football since picking up an injury in February has thrown a question-mark over his ability to hit games with the full force of his invention.

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However, he told UEFA’s official website there is no longer a fitness issue.

“My fitness is fine,” he said. “I’m available and ready when called upon. There’s no issues whatsoever.

“Missing some sessions was just part of the plan that we had and it seems to be working because my shins are feeling good.

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“I also had that plan towards the back end of last season with Villa.”

Coincidence? Maybe. Certainly he was not able to find a way past resolute Scotland when he did get a good spell on the pitch.

But Grealish has no worries about carrying the expectation to entertain the same England supporters who booed the team off the pitch on Friday.

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“No, it doesn’t bring pressure,” he added. “It’s something that I love. You know, people wanting me to come on the pitch is a brilliant feeling for myself.

“If anything, it filled me with more confidence and just made me want to do well that little bit more.

“Maybe it could be because I’m a bit fearless the way I play. I try to get people off their seats. I try just to be direct, running at players, running at defenders.”

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