Manchester United could be keen on making a move for Ivan Toney in January with a huge value set.

Manchester United might have completed the signing of Rasmus Hojlund this summer for a fee potentially reaching £72million.

Despite this big move however, his injury upon arrival has left United toothless at the start of the season and also striker less, with Marcus Rashford struggling in the position.

Therefore many around Old Trafford have wondered whether United should be signing a second forward or not.

But now reports are suggesting that Erik ten Hag could be waiting for January to sign one of the leagues best.

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Toney could be an option for United

Ivan Toney is currently sitting out an 8-month suspension from football after breaching the FA’s betting regulations.

This guaranteed he wouldn’t be leaving Brentford this summer, however he will be back by January.

Mail Online have reported that despite his bans, Brentford are set to lay down a £80million valuation on the 27-year-old.

This is a fee which is staggering however, he has interest from various top Premier League sides.

The report continues that Manchester United join Chelsea and Spurs with their interest in signing Toney who managed 24 goal contributions in 33 Premier League games last campaign.

Is he expecting a move away from Brentford?

Mail Online also report that Toney has gave a clear indication of his intention to leave Brentford.

He has signed with sports management firm CAA Stellar who are among the nations most renowned.

The company have negotiated some of the biggest deals in football for their clients and now will be tasked with finding Toney a new side.

On the move, Mail Online added that Toney said: “It is very timely for me to be joining CAA Stellar. It feels like a fresh beginning.

“Never underestimate the power you have to take your life in a new direction.”

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