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Wolves transfer news: Wanderers keeping 'watchful eye' on Ivan Toney

Wolves are said to be keeping an eye on Ivan Toney ahead of the summer transfer window.

90min have reported the Brentford striker is wanted by several Premier League teams for next season.

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Toney, 26, has impressed this term in the top-flight, after his haul of 31 Championship goals last term.

So far he’s scored 14 goals for the Bees, 12 of which have come in the Premier League.

That is a decent return, and puts him as the joint-highest scoring Englishman in the division, alongside Harry Kane.

90min report that Toney would like to see his efforts rewarded with a new contract at Brentford. He is keen to remain with the club if possible.

However, there is interest from a number of other English clubs.

Arsenal and West Ham are admirers of Toney, with Everton, Newcastle and Wolves all showing interest too.

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Toney is said to be settled in London, which could well make Arsenal or West Ham a more likely switch if he was to move on from Brentford.

Any club hoping to land him though will have to fork out a lot of money.

Brentford supposedly value him as high as £50 million.

Wolves are expected to be in for a new striker this summer. Bruno Lage recently talked about adding another option to his pool of centre-forwards, which currently only includes Raul Jimenez and Fabio Silva.

Ivan Toney would be a cracking addition for Wolves, but £50 million price tag would make a move nearly impossible

Toney would be a brilliant signing for Wolves.

He has now proven himself in the top-flight, after smashing it in the Championship.

He’s someone that can score goals, but also link play well which is something that Lage values highly.

He’s a great age, and would be a nice alternative to Jimenez and Silva, and a potentially good long-term replacement for the Mexican.

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But if Brentford did indeed want £50 million for him, then a move is nearly impossible.

That would mean Wolves shattering their club transfer record. Toney is a great player, but it’s hard to see Wolves doing that. For £50 million, you would expect a world-class player to be coming in.

It doesn’t really match up with the Wolves model, which is to sign younger players and develop them into top players with high value.