is way too cost for us to afford,we can’t spend money on a player who has not played for Nine months now’: Arsenal told to move over Ivan Toney and sign another premier league striker who is £30m cheaper. - soocer442
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is way too cost for us to afford,we can’t spend money on a player who has not played for Nine months now’: Arsenal told to move over Ivan Toney and sign another premier league striker who is £30m cheaper.

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money on a player who has not played in nine months.” Arsenal has been instructed to pass on Ivan Toney in favor of a £30 million-less expensive striker from another Premier League club.According to reports, Arsenal are monitoring the development of Dominic Solanke, a striker for Bournemouth, and consider him a viable alternative to January transfer target Ivan Toney. The Brentford forward is a subject of interest from clubs including Chelsea, Tottenham, and Arsenal, among others, and is scheduled to return from suspension the following month.As Arsenal seeks to reinforce their frontline, the Daily Star reports that although Toney remains Mikel Arteta’s top target, the club has a shortlist of alternatives in the event that a fee cannot be negotiated with Brentford. Solanke is highly regarded by the Arsenal hierarchy, which is confident that he will be able to achieve greater success under Arteta.

 

Brentford have demonstrated in the past that they are formidable negotiators, and since Bryan Mbeumo is expected to miss several months due to an ankle injury, they will be especially dependent on Toney once his suspension expires on January 16. They are open to offers of approximately £50 million for Solanke, whereas Bournemouth are willing to consider offers of up to £80 million for their top player.

 

In previous transfer windows, Arsenal demonstrated their unwillingness to pay more than their valuation of Toney by withdrawing from an agreement to acquire Mykhaylo Mudryk from Shakhtar Donetsk when Chelsea outbid them for £88.5 million almost a year ago.Arteta will pursue Solanke should Arsenal determine that Toney’s asking price is excessively high. Although West Ham are also interested in the 26-year-old Cherries player, who has excelled in his second season in the league, the Gunners’ ability to contend for the title while providing Champions League football would likely surpass the Hammers’ offer to Solanke.

 

Bill Foley, the proprietor of Bournemouth, has issued a warning to clubs that are speculating on his players, adamant that they are not available for purchase. “Our door is bolted and closed,” he stated to talkSPORT. “We have no intention of selling any player.”

 

“There are circumstances in which we may feel obligated to take action due to the player’s strong desire to move on, but our focus was exclusively on Philip Billing and Dom Solanke and their new, extended contracts.”

 

In September, Solanke signed a new four-year contract at the Vitality Stadium, which will bind him to Bournemouth until 2027. As the club’s protagonist, he has accumulated eight goals in sixteen matches under the leadership of Andoni Iraola, whose side has led the Cherries to the top of the table following a slow start.

 

This form has prompted clubs such as Arsenal to examine Solanke more closely. Should Brentford reject the Gunners’ advances in their pursuit of Toney when the January transfer window opens, they are prepared to pursue him as a backup plan.

 

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