Some Aston Villa fans laud Watkins for 'elite mentality' following England Euro 2020 heartbreak
Some Aston Villa fans have lauded Ollie Watkins after his omission from the England squad for Euro 2020.
Following his omission, the forward was given the chance to leave the training camp. However, the Villains revealed that Watkins has chosen to remain with the set-up for the two upcoming friendlies.
England will be facing Romania and Austria in warm-up games prior to their opener against Croatia a week Sunday.
Watkins’ omission proves heartbreaking with the forward having enjoyed a brilliant season in the Premier League. He scored 14 goals in the top-flight, helping the Midlanders to a top-half finish.
His form picked up towards the end of the campaign, where he contributed six goals in nine league games. As a result, Watkins pipped Patrick Bamford to a spot in the provisional 33-man squad.
Euro 2020 snub: Mentality on full-show by Watkins
Watkins’ heartbreak is never easy to go through, however, he’s handled is fairly well. His choice to remain with the squad as opposed to leave shows off a great mentality.
However, Watkins must not let this England Euro 2020 heartbreak derail him for next year. The World Cup is around the corner, and a continuation of his great form next season could see him bounce back next year.
Here is how fans reacted to Watkin’s omission…
Good for you, Ollie. Elite mentality to keep working and taking every opportunity to learn and improve.— Nanomatticles (@everysongsung) June 1, 2021
Needs to keep doing what he's been doing and his time will come.— Gary Glasgow (@GPDecorating) June 1, 2021
Its a joke he's not included anyway with the form and fitness of some of the others, you never know, he could still get that late call up, they can call upon players up until the first game.
Feel for him, but he's a top professional and will take all he can from the experience.— Jay (@JayVtid) June 1, 2021
Top pro! Taking all the experience he can get🙌🏻— Tom Carter (@TCarter823) June 1, 2021
Love this 💜— 𝗧𝗵𝗲 𝗔𝗩𝗙𝗖 𝗙𝗮𝗶𝘁𝗵𝗳𝘂𝗹 🦁 (@AVFCFaithful_) June 1, 2021
What a top top professional none of this well I'm not getting any minutes so I'm going home nonsense from villa players of yesteryear 👏👏👏— Mr Random (@mr_wright_54321) June 1, 2021
outstanding player, will be sad not to see him play in the euros— shane connor (@shaneconnor14) June 1, 2021
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