It has been reported by the British tabloid that Derby are set to make an offer of £3 million for the 21-year-old midfielder.
Other clubs’ interest
Somersetlive.co.uk has also credited Premier League duo Arsenal and Manchester United with interest in the 21-year-old.
Watkins was enjoyed a strong season for Exeter and has been named as the EFL Young Player of the Year.
The young midfielder has a lot of potential, and he could be a massive success in the Championship if he is afforded time and patience.