Analysis: Shearer praise for 'brilliant' Watkins

Credit: BBC Sport- Published on March 3, 2024
Match of the Day pundit Alan Shearer praises "brilliant" Ollie Watkins after the Aston Villa striker scores twice in his side's 3-2 Premier League win over Luton at Kenilworth Road.

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Alan Shearer

English former footballer and pundit (born 1970)
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Ollie Watkins

English footballer (born 1995)
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Aston Villa F.C.

Association football club in Birmingham, England
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Premier League

Association football league in England
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Luton Town F.C.

Association football club in Luton, England
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