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3 things we’ve learned about Brentford’s Ollie Watkins so far this season



Brentford have continued to defy all expectations in the Championship, with Dean Smith’s men’s eye catching brand of football lifting them to within touching distance of the play-offs.

It will take a monumental effort in the closing stages of the season for the Bees to secure a top six finish, but with their match against automatic promotion contenders Cardiff City postponed this weekend due to the weather, Smith’s men will have time to recuperate, and will return to action invigorated and craving play-off football.

Summer signings have settled well over the course of the campaign, with the stand out capture of the window undoubtedly Football League wonderkid Ollie Watkins, who has excelled since making the jump from League Two.

Here is what we have learnt about the Grecians’ academy graduate so far…