This summer time is prone to see a a lot busier switch window than the one simply skilled in January, with quite a lot of strikers, together with Brentford’s Ivan Toney, in search of a brand new dwelling.
The Bees seem resigned to dropping their hit-man however will nearly definitely intention for a ‘finest value’ situation.
With just one yr on his contract, the West Londoners aren’t in one of the best place to barter, however they may, in the event that they wished to, maintain onto his registration for an extra yr.
That appears unlikely given how truthful minded supervisor, Thomas Frank, comes throughout in interviews, however they’ll not wish to give the participant away.
At current, his future vacation spot is unknown, as so much would appear to rely upon the place every other wantaway strikers find yourself.
“Ivan Toney is not going to proceed at Brentford after the summer time. That is the expectation with one yr left on his contract,” Fabrizio Romano stated in his unique Day by day Briefing for CaughtOffside.
“Forward of the January switch window, between October and November, Brentford had been trying to ask for £60m-£65m for Ivan Toney. Then what occurred?
“In the marketplace, there have been no different strikers out there. Osimhen wasn’t out there. Sesko wasn’t out there and lots of others weren’t out there, and they also determined to place a special price ticket on Ivan Toney, one thing round £100m.
“Nobody made a proposal as a result of they didn’t wish to spend that cash for a participant who was out of contract in summer time 25. So now, in the summertime switch window because the supervisor Thomas Frank talked about, the concept is for Ivan Toney to affix a prime membership.
“He’s had a brand new agent since August so let’s see what’s going to occur at Arsenal. They by no means made a proposal in January however he’s all the time been one of many gamers appreciated by the membership.
“Let’s see what’s going to occur at Chelsea too as a result of we all know that Victor Osimhen is on the record.”
From Toney’s perspective, he will probably be 28 by the point the brand new season begins, an age the place most gamers are believed to be of their footballing prime.
Ought to he transfer on, for a giant price or in any other case, there will probably be a stage of expectation on his shoulders that he hasn’t been used to earlier than.
If he’s capable of deal with that, and the elevated scrutiny in his recreation and his private life, he might go on to turn into a Premier League nice.