BBC Sport - John Delaney hopes Jack Grealish plays for Republic of Ireland

Delaney wants Grealish for Ireland

Football Association of Ireland (FAI) chief executive John Delaney says he hopes Aston Villa's Jack Grealish opts to play for the Republic of Ireland.

Grealish,19, was due to be selected by Martin O'Neill for the Republic's game against England on Sunday but asked not to be included.

Birmingham-born Grealish also qualifies to play for England but Delaney says he believes the midfielder would get more caps playing for Ireland.

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