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Brentford ace named in Championship team of the month with Leeds, Aston Villa and Sheffield Wednesday stars

The 21-year-old scored against Bolton, Derby and Middlesbrough in the final week of the month as the Bees picked up a respectable five points in that period

Ollie Watkins has been named in WhoScored's team of the month for September after an impressive few games for Brentford.

The 21-year-old scored against Bolton, Derby and Middlesbrough in the final week of the month as the Bees picked up a respectable five points in that period.

And Watkins earned himself a rating of 7.75, which ties him for second with Aden Flint and only just behind QPR's Luke Freeman.

Writing for SkySports, WhoScored's Martin Laurence said: “There's no escaping the fact that it's been a bitterly disappointing start for Brentford but they showed signs that they were capable of climbing the table significantly last month, with youngster Ollie Watkins a key spark to that hope.

Ollie Watkins celebrates his goal(Image: Getty Images Europe)

“The 21-year-old took his league tally to four with strikes in three consecutive matches, including the club's solitary win of the campaign over Bolton.

“He's now had a direct hand in Brentford's last four goals in total, scoring in a 1-1 draw with Derby and another, along with an assist, in a 2-2 draw at Boro. His rating for such an integral role was 7.75.”

Team: Sam Johnstone (Aston Villa), Cyrus Christie (Middlesbrough), Aden Flint (Bristol City), Pontus Jansson (Leeds United), Adam Reach (Sheffield Wednesday), Tom Barkhuizen (Preston), Shaun Williams (Millwall), Luke Freeman (QPR), Ollie Watkins (Brentford), Pierre-Michel Lasogga (Leeds), Joe Garner (Ipswich)

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