Chelsea: £40m Player Open to Joining Chelsea. Silly not to make bid now


Ivan Toney’s recent comments have stirred up speculation about the possibility of him joining Chelsea in the future. The Brentford striker. Who is currently serving a suspension until January due to a breach of betting rules, has become the subject of Chelsea’s interest. With reports suggesting that the club is closely monitoring his situation. Brentford has reportedly set a price tag of approximately £40 million for Toney, and should Chelsea decide to make an offer in that ballpark, Toney has indicated that he would seriously consider a move to Stamford Bridge.

Speaking on The Diary Of A CEO podcast with Steven Bartlett, Toney provided insights into his ambitions and aspirations as a professional footballer. He stated, “From a young age, I don’t let this all affect me. But, I think everybody wants to play at the top of the tree. Not that Brentford aren’t there, but I feel like playing for a big club and fighting for trophies and these kind of things, everyone wants to do. If the chance was to come along. I think I would be silly not to look more into it. The manager knows I want to be playing at the highest level possible. Whenever that time comes, so be it.”

Chelsea and Ivan toney

While Toney’s remarks may not constitute an explicit plea to join Chelsea. They have certainly piqued the club’s interest. Toney’s playing style and versatility in front of goal make him an attractive prospect for Chelsea. He is a traditional No.9 who can pin defenders. Score towering headers, and find the net with both feet, making him a constant threat to opposition defenses.

Although comparisons to Chelsea legends like Didier Drogba and Diego Costa might be premature. Toney possesses the qualities that could make him a handful for Premier League defenses. Akin to the impact Drogba and Costa had during their time at Stamford Bridge.

As the January transfer window approaches, it will be worth keeping a close watch on the developments surrounding Ivan Toney and Chelsea. If Chelsea decides to make a bid, it could potentially be one of the notable transfer moves in the upcoming window.

For more sports updates, follow us on Twitter.

To Top