Peterborough United dismiss Bristol City’s chances of buying Ivan Toney

Peterborough United director of football Barry Fry has dismissed Bristol City’s chances of buying Posh striker Ivan Toney.

By Alan Swann
Thursday, 23rd January 2020, 3:30 pm
Ivan Toney after scoring against Wycombe on Tuesday night. Photo: Joe Dent/theposh.com.
Ivan Toney after scoring against Wycombe on Tuesday night. Photo: Joe Dent/theposh.com.

City’s interest was reported in a quote-free piece in the Bristol Post today (January 24), but Fry says there is zero chance of 19-goal Toney leaving in the January transfer window.

Fry said: “Bristol City have shown interest in Ivan and we do have a good relationship with them, but there is zero chance of Ivan going anywhere in January.

“I have had eight Championship clubs ask about Ivan as well as a couple from the Premier League, but my answer is always the same. There is not enough money in this transfer window to even tempt us into talking about selling Ivan Toney.”

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The Bristol Post piece mentioned an asking price of £9 million which is £2 million less than the League One transfer record fee that Posh would expect.

Brentford’s interest in Toney was revealed last week.