Brentford have had a £10million bid accepted for Peterborough striker Ivan Toney, based on talkSPORT sources, which could possibly be excellent news for Leeds and Aston Villa.
The 2 Premier League golf equipment are each regarded as chasing Bees ahead Ollie Watkins, who completed final season because the Championship’s joint-top scorer with 26 objectives.
Brentford, who missed out on promotion to the primary division with a heartbreaking 2-1 defeat to Fulham within the Championship play-off last, are more likely to promote their 24-year-old star so long as the worth is correct they usually discover a appropriate alternative.
And the method of discovering somebody to switch Watkins seems to be near completion, with Peterborough accepting a £10m bid for League One prime goalscorer Toney.
Nonetheless, the 24-year-old is preserving his choices open within the hope of touchdown a Premier League transfer.
The Bees’ provide is price £6.5m up entrance with the remainder of the payment primarily based on performance-related add-ons.
Brentford function by signing unknown abilities like Watkins, finding them with refined knowledge fashions, earlier than creating them and promoting on for big revenue, like they did with Neal Maupay, who joined Brighton for £19m final summer time.
One other participant who seems to be set to depart the Bees is Mentioned Benrahma.
Leeds and Villa are amongst quite a few golf equipment who’ve been credited with an curiosity within the Brentford winger, whose performances within the Championship this season have seen him dubbed the ‘Algerian Messi’.
Experiences declare they won’t settle for lower than £25m for Benrahma, who notched 17 objectives and 9 assists within the second tier this season, whereas they’re additionally on the lookout for an identical payment for Watkins.