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REVEALED: Aston Villa beat Mourinho and Spurs to Watkins signing

Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho is frustrated over the lack of striker options he has.

The Sun says Mourinho wanted Ollie Watkins — who grabbed 28 goals last season for Brentford — to be understudy to Kane.

But he had to watch Aston Villa land the 24-year-old, for a fee of £28million, which could rise to £33m with add-ons.

Watkins has already scored twice in two EFL Cup appearances for Villa this season and made a full debut in the Premier League in the 1-0 defeat of Sheffield United six days ago.

Mourinho has told friends he cannot believe a big club like Spurs have just ONE recognised central striker compared to the likes of Manchester CitySergio Aguero, Gabriel Jesus.

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