Ivan Toney has fueled speculation that he wants to join Arsenal with a social media post regarding the Gunners. The Brentford striker posted a photo of himself on Instagram watching Arsenal’s Tuesday matchup with Luton Town on his phone. Toney seemingly celebrated Declan Rice’s dramatic late goal by tagging his England teammate in the photo while captioning it “What a game.” Toney then deleted the post after the match.
Toney and Rice are friends off of the pitch and do follow each other on the social media app. Nevertheless, the post only adds to repeated speculation that Toney is ready for a move away from Brentford. Arsenal has been linked with the 27-year-old striker for months now. The striker even admitted back in August that he will eventually move to a top club in the future.
Brentford striker would be crucial asset at Arsenal
Arsenal is currently flying high at the moment. In fact, the win against Luton temporarily extended the club’s lead atop the Premier League table to five points. Liverpool, Manchester City, and Aston Villa can, however, get closer to the Gunners with victories on Wednesday.
While Arsenal is playing well, they could use a stronger goalscoring threat up front. The Gunners currently have the best defensive record in the English top flight. This is even though the north London outfit allowed three goals against the newly promoted Luton side on Tuesday.
Ivan Toney has been training with Brentford and participating in scrimmages, but he cannot play with the senior squad.
However, four other Premier League sides are currently averaging more goals per game than the Gunners. Gabriel Jesus is the undisputed first-choice center forward for the club. The Brazilian is a top player and does not have much of a hole in his game. Nevertheless, the forward does have an unfortunate injury history.
Eddie Nketiah is manager Mikel Arteta’s main backup option at the position. The English striker, however, does not exactly…
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Author : Chris Moore
Publish date : 2023-12-06 15:42:22
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