Marvellous Nakamba has agreed to give up his number 11 shirt at Aston Villa to allow the club’s new signing, Ollie Watkins to will wear the number 11 while the Zimbabwean will wear number 19, Sunday News reports.
The club issued the statement on the development and said:
Marvelous Nakamba has kindly agreed to let Watkins take his preferred No.11 following his arrival from Brentford, the number that he wore throughout his three years at Griffin Park. The Zimbabwean midfielder will subsequently take the No.19 shirt during the upcoming campaign, which was last worn by Borja Baston.
Nakamba joined Aston Villa last year.
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