OLLIE WATSON has praised Aston Villa as a young side – admitting that fans have “never seen anything like it”.

The Sky Blues have slipped a place to fifth in the Championship after their 5-0 drubbing at Stoke – with 18-year-old Watkins adding his name to the scoreline in the 13th minute. “The result is unbelievably,” he said. “It was our first game since I’ve been at Villa. “For people to come and watch that type of performance, it’s just unbelievable.

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“The result is unbelievably” Ollie Watkins “When I said I’d come to play football for Villa I never knew who they were. “I just thought I was going to come here and play.” Meanwhile, Steve Bruce’s side remain second in the table, seven points ahead of relegation danger Wolves. Much has been made of the big start, with Villa suffering nine defeats from their opening 10 league games. It was a record fifth successive defeat for the Londoners, but Watkins added: “I know from being around the team on the training ground – we’ve been there and done that a few times.

GETTY Aston Villa midfielder Ollie Watkins