Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester United have been handed a lift over their hopes of touchdown Brentford star Ivan Toney in the summertime switch window.
That’s as a result of Brentford supervisor Thomas Frank had admitted in a brand new interview that it’s ‘fairly apparent’ that the Bees will promote their striker on the finish of the season.
Arsenal and Chelsea each tried to signal Toney this month and regardless of being unableto strike a deal, the 2 sides are anticipated to strive once more when the window reopens.
United are additionally preserving tabs on Toney and can rival the 2 London groups for the 27-year-old signature in the summertime.
‘It’s fairly apparent that Ivan Toney will more than likely be bought in the summertime,’ Frank informed Danish outlet Tipsbladet.
‘It may be costly to promote your finest participant, however however, I additionally know that by summer season, he’ll solely have a 12 months left on his contract with us.
‘We additionally know what he’s value. I don’t suppose there are various strikers on this planet who’re higher than him proper now.
‘He’s a extremely good striker who’s in his prime footballing age. Personally, as a coach, I would like to maintain Toney, however someday it could possibly be enjoyable to see him at a high group.
‘This winter, we really had no bids for him, however it will shock me if there aren’t loads of golf equipment taken with him.’
Toney made his return to motion final month following an eight-month ban for breaching the Soccer Affiliation’s guidelines on betting and has scored two objectives throughout three Premier League video games this time period.