Arsenal step up Toney interest but rivals Chelsea joins the race

Brentford and England striker Ivan Toney
Brentford and England striker Ivan Toney. Photo by Shutterstock.

Arsenal are stepping up their interest in Brentford striker Ivan Toney ahead of the January transfer window.

The Gunners are looking to strengthen their options up front and the Bees are willing to sell their star striker for at least £60million, according to the Daily Mirror.

The 27-year-old England striker hast just recently returned to training after serving half of his ban.

Toney was banned for eight-month for breaching FA betting rules and will not be able to return to the pitch before January.

Chelsea are also keeping an eye on the striker, with The Times reporting that the Brentford star is among the list of players the club have been monitoring.