JACK GREALISH celebrated becoming Manchester City's £100million starter ahead of £160m main course Harry Kane by visiting boss Pep Guardiola's restaurant.
The England wideman posted a lengthy farewell to Aston Villa fans – promising to always remain a supporter – before relaxing at Guardiola's Tast Cuina Catalana in Manchester city centre.
City now hope to bring in Three Lions skipper Kane, who was fined by Tottenham after travelling to Florida rather than returning to pre-season training.
Grealish, 25, was sneaked out by the back door from Guardiola's Catalonia-style eatery.
But in contrast he didn't leave Villa quietly – as he thanked the club on social media for his 19 years there and "loving every minute of it".
The 12-cap star, now the most expensive British footballer ever, said: "I've been a fan my whole life… and captained my club back to the top tier of English football.
"Every time I put on the Villa shirt I played with my heart on my sleeve.
"Being given the armband was both a privilege and an honour for me and my family and I've loved every minute of it."
Grealish added: "I'll always be a Villa fan.
"I love this club with all my heart and I hope you understand my reasons for seeking a new challenge.
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"The club are in great hands, the manager, the lads, the new signings coming in.
"It's an exciting time to be a Villa fan."
But some Etihad supporters joked City should RETURN Grealish to Villa untouched – after Barcelona's shock announcement that Lionel Messi is leaving.
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