“We’ll try to work on his strength and some other areas for development. It’s longer than a six-week pre-season, so there is time. He knows that we want the best for him, and that we are there for him.”
Toney revealed in August that despite reported interest from Chelsea and Man Utd, it is actually Liverpool who he would prefer to join. A childhood Reds supporter, Toney also harbours admiration for Arsenal.
“Yeah, [I’m a] Liverpool fan,” he told the Diary of a CEO podcast. “I have been a Liverpool fan my whole life, but from young I have liked Arsenal, I like watching Arsenal and how they play and kind of how passionate the fans are. But, yeah, Liverpool fan – Liverpool boy at heart.”