Exclusive – Aston Villa will certainly seek a deal for Callum Wilson from delegated Bournemouth after safeguarding the trademark of desirableBrentford striker Ollie Watkins
24-year-old Watkins was in outstanding form last season with his 26 goals aiding the Bees to a 3rd put finish in theChampionship However, after shedding in the play-off final, the striker is eager to leave the club as well as a host of Premier League sides are interested.
Fulham, West Ham, Leeds, Newcastle, Crystal Palace as well as Brighton have all asked but Villa are leading the race for Watkins’ trademark. Manager Dean Smith is a large follower, having formerly brought him to Brentford back in 2017 for around ₤ 1.8 m.
Since after that, the forward’s worth has actually escalated, with the Bees requiring ₤ 25m for their top marker. Despite his significant price tag, Villa stay certain of obtaining theirman
A source validated to : “Dean Smith is very excited about being able to get Watkins, he thinks he could play a big part in taking Villa to the next level.”
Villa are also eager on poaching Callum Wilson from delegatedBournemouth The 28-year-old has actually excited over the last 2 Premier League seasons, acquiring 22 goals as well as 13 assists in 65appearances
Again, Villa are anticipated to deal with rigid competitors forWilson’s services comprehends that Newcastle, Crystal Palace as well as West Ham are all excited to sign theEngland international Despite the extreme competitors, Villa’s interest is authentic. Sources close to the club recommend that they want to sign both Wilson as well as Watkins as they look to boost their goal- timid frontline.
However, Newcastle hold the benefit. The Magpies want to consist of previous Cherries much-loved Matt Ritchie as a makeweight in a possible deal forWilson Ritchie has won several promos from the Championship, making this an luring offer for brand-new Bournemouth employer Jason Tindall.