Updates as striker's 'playing dependancy' revealed as ban decreased to eight months
Ivan Toney may depart Brentford in £80m switch, ex-England star claims
Former Three Lions ahead Darren Bent reckons Toney can nonetheless make a big-money switch on the finish of the season.
And he even reckons golf equipment will likely be keen to pay as much as £80m, regardless of Toney being out of motion for two-thirds of a 12 months.
Bent instructed talkSPORT: “You already know what the bonkers factor is, although? I do know he has been banned for eight months and he gained’t function till January, I believe somebody massive will nonetheless get him.
“You already know what Brentford may need to do, I do know they’ve Yoane Wissa and Bryan Mbeumo…
“Say Chelsea are available with an enormous supply for him, Brentford may need to take that cash and exchange him.
“That’s half a season, carried out. I don’t suppose Brentford will likely be in relegation bother however subsequent season, it will likely be harder.
“They might have to take the £70m/£80m fee and replace him, he is going to be a big miss. You can’t cover the fact he will be a big miss.”