Brentford lead race for Peterborough star Siriki Dembele after glowing Ivan Toney reference following transfer request
BRENTFORD lead the race for Peterborough’s Siriki Dembele – after a glowing reference from Ivan Toney.
Championship top-scorer Toney, 24, left Posh for the Bees in the summer in a £9million deal.
And he has urged his new employers to sign up former team-mate Dembele.
The 24-year-old hotshot has told Brentford that the winger is the best player in League One.
Dembele wants to leave Peterborough this month.
He has handed in a transfer request, as SunSport exclusively revealed on January 4.
Bournemouth and Watford are also big admirers.
And Premier League side Fulham have been checking the ex-Grimsby man out too.
But heading the queue now are Brentford.
And the Bees have a proud history of developing lower league talent.
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Toney has 16 league goals already this term.
He is their most recent rough diamond plucked from down the pyramid.
And he follows in the footsteps of two other big-hitters.
Striker Ollie Watkins is now starring for Aston Villa in the top-flight after a big-money move.
And his team-mate Ezri Konsa also came through their ranks in West London.
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