Exeter City have signed striker Ryan Brunt on an undisclosed-length contract following a successful trial period with the Devon club.
Watkins, 21, sparkled for the Grecians last season, scoring 16 goals in all competitions as Paul Tisdale’s men reached the League Two play-off final.
Joel Grant says he came very close to staying with former club Exeter City before joining their Devon rivals Plymouth Argyle last month.
Exeter City legend Dean Moxey has returned to the club following eight years away from St James’s Park.
Justin Edinburgh says he is hopeful of completing the signing of another attacker amid rumours the Cobblers are keen on Exeter’s Joel Grant
The 30-year-old shot-stopper was released by the Grecians after they admitted they couldn’t warrant having three goalkeepers on their wage bill, and becomes the 12th player to join Steve Evans’ side since the end of the season.
The 30-year-old shot-stopper made 23 appearances for the Grecians last season as they just missed out on promotion after a heartbreaking defeat to Blackpool in the play-off final.
The 26-year-old has arrived for an undisclosed fee after spending two years at the Kassam Stadium following his transfer from boyhood club Exeter in May 2015.
Exeter City director of football Steve Perryman has issued a rallying cry to the club’s supporters ahead of the club’s play-off second leg at home to Carlisle on Thursday night.
Tisdale has said he would not be surprised if the Grecians recieve offers in January for Watkins with the 20-year-old already notching six goals so far this campaign.
Exeter City manager Paul Tisdale believes Exeter City is the best place for Ethan Ampadu, despite interest from clubs higher up the footballing pyramid.
Paul Tisdale is optimistic Exeter’s long awaited home win is coming after his side impressively won away again this weekend.