Brentford striker Ivan Toney has revealed that he was very near signing for Celtic final summer time.
The 25-year-old joined the Championship outfit from Peterborough United after bagging 40 League One objectives in 76 video games in two seasons.
Toney has since hit the bottom working within the English second-tier, scoring 29 objectives in 40 appearances for the London outfit as they attempt to win promotion to the highest flight.
He might have been scoring these objectives for Celtic, however the Scottish Premiership giants weren’t significantly eager on him regardless of displaying him round their coaching centre.
“I used to be truly very shut – I went up there and spoke to everyone,” Toney instructed talkSPORT (by way of The Scottish Solar)
“I used to be truly on the coaching floor and searching round and all that, so it acquired to these phases.
“However I simply don’t suppose they have been too eager on signing me. I assume it’s their miss now.”
Celtic will the marketing campaign and not using a trophy, having been crushed to the Scottish Premiership title by Rangers and dumped out of the Scottish Cup by their bitter rivals.
Issues might need been completely different with a striker like Toney main their line, and the Hoops will certainly rue such an enormous miss.
The Brentford star has since attracted curiosity from Leeds United, West Ham United and Arsenal attributable to his kind and is now valued at round £30 million.
He’s hoping to be enjoying within the Premier League subsequent season, which can probably occur with or with out Brentford.
Celtic might be trying to make high quality additions to their squad this summer time to problem Rangers subsequent time period, and they’re prone to want a brand new striker, with Odsonne Edouard anticipated to depart.
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