Date: 13th February 2020 at 6:50am
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Former Newcastle United striker Ivan Toney is said to be attracting the interest of Premier League rivals Bournemouth, according to The Sun. The 23-year-old departed St James’ Park back in August 2018 and signed for Peterborough in a deal worth £648k (via Transfermarkt.co.uk) after being sold by Rafa Benitez.

During his time with the club, Toney only made four appearances for the first team but has proven at the Weston Homes Stadium that he is more than capable of scoring goals.

Can Ivan Toney cut it in the Premier League?

Yes

Yes

No

No

The Northampton-born forward has already managed 23 goals and five assists in 31 League One appearances so far this season – which would explain the Premier League interest in his services.

Here’s how Newcastle United supporters have reacted to the news he could return to the top-flight in a deal worth up to a reported £13m.

What do we think?

In our view, the gulf between League One and the Premier League is pretty significant so if Bournemouth were to sign Toney there may be an element of risk. The discussion regarding whether or not he would succeed in the top flight is all very hypothetical at the moment and only if the Cherries get their man will we get our definitive answer.