Aston Villa's Watkins Beats Salah, Haaland, Saka to Premier League Milestone

Aston Villa forward Ollie Watkins

Aston Villa's Watkins Beats Salah, Haaland, Saka to Premier League Milestone

Ayoola Kelechi 18:21 - 21.04.2024

Ollie Watkins assisted two goals for Aston Villa to continue his stunning 2023/24 form in the Premier League

Aston Villa's Ollie Watkins has etched his name into Premier League history books with a remarkable feat in the recent clash against Bournemouth. With two assists in the match, Watkins became the first player in the current season to reach 30 or more goal contributions in the Premier League.

Impressive Goal Contributions

Throughout the season, Watkins has been a standout performer for Aston Villa, showcasing his attacking prowess with a combination of goals and assists. The English striker has found the back of the net 19 times and provided 12 assists for his teammates, surpassing renowned talents such as Mohamed Salah, Erling Haaland, and Bukayo Saka in terms of goal contributions.

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Watkins' achievement places him at the top of the goal contributions chart in the Premier League this season.

His stellar performance on the field has propelled him ahead of his peers, with Chelsea's Cole Palmer trailing behind as the second-highest contributor with 29 goal involvements, two fewer than Watkins.

Euro 2024 Aspirations

As Watkins continues to deliver standout performances for Aston Villa, he will undoubtedly have his sights set on earning a place in England's squad for the upcoming Euro 2024 tournament. With his exceptional form and consistent goal-scoring ability, Watkins has positioned himself as a strong contender for a spot in the national team, showcasing his potential to make a significant impact on the international stage.

With the Premier League season nearing its conclusion, Watkins will aim to maintain his impressive form and contribute further to Aston Villa's campaign. His remarkable achievement of reaching 30+ goal contributions underscores his importance to the team and solidifies his status as one of the league's standout performers. As he continues to make headlines with his goal-scoring exploits, Watkins remains a player to watch in the Premier League and beyond.

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