Goalkeeper Watkins to join Tranmere on youth loan
The 19-year-old goalkeeper will get his first taste of senior football by linking up with Ronnie Moore's side in League One.
Academy graduate Watkins has featured for Villa at U18 and U21 level.
He starred in last season's NextGen Series finals weekend in Lake Como, Italy as Villa triumphed over Sporting Lisbon and Chelsea to lift the prestigious European crown.
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