Ollie Watkins

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Tottenham are idiots.

They turned their noses up at Jack Grealish (thought £35m was overvalued).

I believe they did similar with Watkins previously (thought £25m was overvalued).

But £55m for N'Dombele was fine of course.

Arsenal seem to be pretty much in the same boat. Not going too well in N London right now.
 

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Tottenham are idiots.

They turned their noses up at Jack Grealish (thought £35m was overvalued).

I believe they did similar with Watkins previously (thought £25m was overvalued).

But £55m for N'Dombele was fine of course.

Arsenal seem to be pretty much in the same boat. Not going too well in N London right now.
Arsenal & Spurs are in the same boat, All be it Arsenal are nearer to get out of it, They both have had new stadiums built at huge costs and are having to pay back what they borrowed, A squad that is really never in the top four mould, Struggle to get players in because they're not in the CL and this season, Arsenal not even in Europe, Spurs will follow suit, Both have Chairmen that do not want to spend big and that is why Levvy wanted Ollie for £25m, North London could be in the doldrums for a while and if i was Ollie I'd keep on doing things at Villa and a better club might come in for you, Either in the PL or in Europe.
 

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Errr...£75m for Pepe....errr...!?!?!

They do wanna spend big...just not on promising English talent, evidently.
Sorry forgot about him, But in general they aint spenders, Especially Spurs. Like i say Ollie is ok where he is at the moment and he'd be daft to move unless a real "Too good to miss" one came along.
 

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Think most people will wait until Ollie proves that he can score some goals before shelling out any money for him.
 

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Currently I'd have Toney, Benrahma, Maupey, even Mbeumo as being ahead of Watkins as top premiership striker with Brentford connections.
 

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Currently I'd have Toney, Benrahma, Maupey, even Mbeumo as being ahead of Watkins as top premiership striker with Brentford connections.
I'd agree with most but Toney, Like Ollie last season with Villa, His first season in the PL with Brentford, He's having a great start but i think we'll have to wait until end of season before we can compare, I think also Ollie is more than just scoring, He brings a lot into a team.
 

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I'd agree with most but Toney, Like Ollie last season with Villa, His first season in the PL with Brentford, He's having a great start but i think we'll have to wait until end of season before we can compare, I think also Ollie is more than just scoring, He brings a lot into a team.
Agree completely all the pundits make similar comments. It will be interesting to see if he gets another call up by Southgate. One of his immediate challengers for a place Bamford is injured and did not really impress when given his opportunity to stake his claim so Ollie still has to be in there with the chance of a recall so will be keeping 🤞for him.
 
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Sorry forgot about him, But in general they aint spenders, Especially Spurs. Like i say Ollie is ok where he is at the moment and he'd be daft to move unless a real "Too good to miss" one came along.
Arsenal had a higher net spend than any other Premiership side in the transfer window just gone. At 131.8 million, it was quite a distance ahead of the next biggest spenders.
 
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