Manchester United have discovered how a lot they must pay to land Ivan Toney.
After Ollie Watkins departed for Aston Villa through the delayed summer time switch window in 2020, Brentford required contemporary legs to interchange a person who had netted 25 targets in 46 Championship outings.
The participant the Bees settled on was Ivan Toney, whom they signed from League One outfit Peterborough.
Toney had notched 26 occasions in League One throughout the earlier marketing campaign, a formidable return.
However few have been possible anticipating the 25-year-old to show fairly as prolific as he proved within the Championship.
Throughout 45 appearances within the English 2nd-tier, Toney discovered the web on 31 events, in addition to offering 10 assists. He additionally scored two in three because the Bees received the play-offs.
This was adopted by the hitman having a really strong debut marketing campaign within the top-flight final day out.
He would web 12 and help 5 throughout 33 outings for Brentford as they fought off relegation.
So, when Manchester United have been linked with the striker lately, followers of the Crimson Devils have been in all probability pretty pleased.
Now, Fabrizio Romano has supplied an replace on the state of affairs. It’s not all optimistic information although, as United haven’t submitted a proposal for Toney and are dealing with competitors for the striker from Newcastle:
“Regardless of what you’ll have learn, Manchester United haven’t submitted any proposals for Ivan Toney thus far,” Romano revealed.
“Newcastle have had contacts in latest weeks however there’s nonetheless no superior negotiation. Brentford need no less than £40-45m to promote Toney and the state of affairs might evolve within the coming weeks.”