Palace in the running to sign Brentford's Watkins
It’s being reported by Sky Sports News that there are several clubs interested in Brentford’s young English forward Ollie Watkins with Crystal Palace being one of them. This comes to no surprise as during the last summer transfer window the Evening Standard reported that the Eagles were keen on the 23-year-old forward but couldn’t mount a firm bid for him. With the Daily Star reporting that Manchester United are keen on re-signing Wilfried Zaha this summer, Watkins could be the man to replace him Selhurst Park. That wouldn’t be an easy task if it happens as the Ivorian has been instrumental to everything good at the Eagles over the past few seasons.
Southampton have been monitoring Brentford pair Chris Mepham and Ollie Watkins , Sky Sports Brentford valued both players at more than £20m each last summer and their worth is not thought to Now we have made all our small adjustments, you can see in our performances that we are going up.
Brentford vs Southampton Griffin Park Kick-off: 3pm. Opposition Preview. An eighth-placed finish and a Brentford and Premier League Southampton played an entertaining pre-season friendly draw at Watkins almost got it with a powerful shot in to the side netting after a nice run and when Florian
Southampton are expected to go back in for Brentford winger Ollie Watkins this summer, according to a report from
After an impressive season in the Championship, heads have once again been turned for the highly-rated winger, who is valued around the £8 million mark after he racked up 12 goals and added a further six assists in the 2018/19 campaign.
Southampton have reportedly been looking at Watkins for some time and after securing Premier League safety for yet another season, it’s only a matter of time before the 23-year-old makes a move into the top-tier of English football.
Norwich interested in move for Maupay
Norwich are interested in a move for Brentford striker Neal Maupay this summer but could face competition from the likes of Brighton and Hove Albion, Aston Villa and Sheffield United. The Canaries have reportedly identified the Frenchman as one of their targets for the summer ahead of their first season back in the Premier League. However, according to the Evening Standard, interest in the 22-year-old is high, with a number of sides from across Europe said to be keen on a move for the Brentford man.
Southampton drew 2-2 with Brentford on a typically British summer afternoon in the pouring rain. Two goals from Charlie Austin fired Saints back in control but was undone by a Fraser Forster mistake allowing an easy cross to slip through is hands. About The Ugly Inside: Giving #SaintsFC fans a voice
Brentford recorded their biggest league win for just short of a quarter of a century as Luton Town were thrashed 7-0 at Griffin Park. The game was stopped for more than two minutes after the goal as Jensen received treatment, but he was soon back in to his stride and so were The Bees.
Watkins is young, reliable and consistent as proven by making 45 appearances this term.
Brentford only signed the player back in the 2017/18 season for a transfer fee of just £1.8 million from Exeter, where he won the EFL Young Player of the Year award.
Having transformed his Southampton side, Ralph Hasenhuttl will look to add more pace and power to the squad with players who know where the back of the net is, following Southampton’s lack of goals this past season.
Southampton considering move for Inter's Zinho Vanheusden.
Southampton are said to be looking at Inter Milan defender Zinho Vanheusden, but face competition from Wolverhampton Wanderers. That is according to a report in Het Belang van Limburg, cited on HITC, which says the Saints would be interested in taking the promising centre back to St. Mary’s this summer. The Belgian spent last season on loan at Standard Liege, but is set to return to parent club Inter Milan in the coming weeks. The 19-year-old