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Chelsea keen on landing Premier League striker

Chelsea keen on landing Premier League striker

Ivan Toney news

Toney on Chelsea radar

Chelsea are keen on signing Brentford striker Ivan Toney, according to The Mirror.

The west London giants are desperate to bolster their centre-forward department before the transfer window closes.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is obviously the prime target for the club, but they are yet to find a suitable transfer agreement.

Barcelona want £25m for the 33-year-old, but the Blues are only willing to offer £15m plus Marcos Alonso for his services.

If there is no agreement, The Mirror report that they could turn their attention towards Toney, who could be available for £50m.

The 26-year-old had made a tremendous start to the ongoing campaign with two goals and two assists from just three appearances.

Brentford are bracing for late bids for him, and it is claimed that Chelsea could face competition from Everton and Manchester United.

The Blues have made a mixed start to the season with just one win in three games. They suffered a heavy 3-0 loss to Leeds United today.

Thomas Tuchel is determined to pursue a new striker, and the search could be fastened after the humiliating defeat to the Yorkshire outfit.