Arsenal are set to challenge Premier League rivals Chelsea in the race to sign Brentford striker Ivan Toney during the January transfer window.
The Gunners are yet to lose any match this season and despite having strikers like Gabriel Jesus and Eddie Nketiah in the squad, Mikel Arteta is reportedly eyeing a move for Chelsea target Ivan Toney in January.
According to The Mirror, Toney who is currently serving an eight-month ban for breaches of FA betting regulations, has rejoined training after completing half of his ban.
Last week, Bees boss Thomas Frank hinted that if the club gets the right price for the striker they are willing to let him leave in the next transfer window. Brentford are likely to demand a transfer fee of at least £60m for the 27-year-old forward.
In January, Toney will have only 18 months left in his existing contract and it’s thought that he is not keen on signing a contract extension. Arsenal will face competition in their pursuit for the Brentford striker from Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur.