Tottenham will look to sign Aston Villa star Ollie Watkins

There has been intense speculation surrounding the future of Ollie Watkins in the last period.

The latest reports in England suggest that Tottenham will look to sign Aston Villa striker Ollie Watkins.

The England international joined Aston Villa from Brentford for a fee in the region of 34 million euros in September 2020. His contract expires in the winter of 2025.

In 44 appearances for Villa, Watkins has managed to score 16 goals, and create 5 goals for his teammates.

Ollie Watkins
Ollie Watkins

The 25-year-old is considered to be one of the best strikers in England. As a member of England national football team, Ollie Watkins won 3 caps and he scored one goal.

His performances have seen him become the target of many Premier League clubs including Tottenham.

The Spurs manager is in the market for a new striker.

The report claims that Tottenham manager has extensively scouted Watkins and is considering a move for the striker.

Tottenham are in the market for just a handful of statement signings who can improve the first-team.

Tottenham Hotspur
Tottenham Hotspur

The England international provides a unique blend between a classic center-forward and the modern striker. He has the quality and the experience to make an immediate impact.

According to the report, “Aston Villa striker Ollie Watkins is emerging as a potential target for Tottenham next summer. The young forward has impressed in the Premier League since signing for Villa from Brentford in 2020. Given his versatility, quality off the ball, and attracting instinct, Watkins could add a different dimension to Spurs’ attack. According to Fichajes, Spurs’ new sporting director Fabio Paratici is running the rule over Watkins. The Villa forward could be a possible Harry Kane replacement, should the England captain still want a move away from Tottenham at the end of this season.”


Aston Villa are reluctant to let Ollie Watkins go, but a big enough bid could persuade them to sell.

Good signing for Tottenham?

Watkins is very highly rated in England and he could be a superb long term signing for Tottenham.

He has all the skillset required to be a success story at Tottenham. Therefore, it makes sense for Nuno Espírito Santo to step up his attempts to bring the England striker to Premier League side.

Stylistically, he would be a great fit in Tottenham.

It will be interesting to see what happens when Tottenham come calling for Ollie Watkins next summer.

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Bologna-born Giuseppe Bianchi has spent more than a decade living in Rome and writing about Italian football, Spanish football and the Premier League for various Italian football portals and now he writes about European football for Euro Football Rumours. He's been thinking about football transfers pretty much nonstop since the 1990 FIFA World Cup in Italy. Aside from writing, he likes to spend his time fishing and rock climbing.

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