City, meanwhile, are looking likely to compete for the title yet again under Pep Guardiola.
Burley believes Grealish is at the right Manchester club.
Asked if he should have joined United instead, he told ESPN FC: “No. Not in a million years.
“Why would any player at the moment, unless they were chasing the dollar, why would any player worth their salt, who is making a name for himself in whatever country it is and possibly had Chelsea, Liverpool and Manchester City interested in him from England, go to Man United?
“It’s not a history lesson. It’s about improving yourself, it’s about trophies, it’s about success, it’s about playing with the best players you can play with.”