Aston Villa have won the race to sign Watford youngster Harry Forrester on a three-year deal.
Villa have high hopes for Forrester
The 16-year-old was understood to have also attracted interest from Tottenham and Manchester United.
Villa's academy director Bryan Jones said: "We heard last week he had turned Watford down and were given permission to speak to him.
"As always, there's a long way to go with a player, but we believe he has a great talent."