Aston Villa dismisses Ollie Watkins and Steven Gerrard's bust-up allegations as untrue

Aston Villa dismisses Ollie Watkins and Steven Gerrard's bust-up allegations as untrue ...

Aston Villa has dismissed rumors of a confrontation between Steven Gerrard and Ollie Watkins as untrue.

According to sources on Wednesday, the two had a disagreement as Watkins was benched for the Villas Saturday match against Bournemouth. Watkins did not participate in the final 24 minutes of the 2-0 defeat at the Vitality Stadium after coming on to replace Danny Ings.

According to the clubs communications director, Watkins is reportedly set to be sold by Villa before the end of the transfer window.

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Villa communications' director fashioned a statement from the article that speculated on the altercation: 'Absolute nonsense.' He added later: 'Some of this weeks nonsense has been discovered.'

Watkins has scored 27 goals in 77 appearances since joining Villa from Brentford in the summer of 2020, nine of whom have included nine in his 29 games played since Gerrards' appointment in November last year.

After bolstering the team in January and earlier in the current window, Gerrard has continued to make a mark on it this summer.

Before Tyrone Mings' stride, the former Rngers mnger reintroduced Tyrone Mings' cptin by pinning midfielder John McGinn. Mings did not ply in the Bournemouth defet s substitute.

The Mirror criticizes Gerrrds high expectations nd demenor hve not been well received by his plyers he took over from Den Smith. Some members of the Vill tem clim tht his demnds for greter competition nd commitment within his squd shocked them.

Everton will host Everton at the 12.30pm in serch of their first points of the yer. Everton lso lost their seson opener lst weekend, 1-0 home to Chelse.

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