Arsenal and Chelsea target Ivan Toney reveals 'pain' at watching England in World Cup

BRENTFORD, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 17: Ivan Toney of Brentford during the Premier League match between Brentford FC and Aston Villa at Gtech Community Stadium on December 17, 2023 in Brentford, England. (Photo by Vince Mignott/MB Media/Getty Images)
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Ivan Toney says it hurt to watch England at the 2022 World Cup after missing out on the squad.

Despite the Brentford striker's great form at the time, Three Lions boss Gareth Southgate did not select him for the tournament in Qatar.

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Tom Hancock

Tom Hancock started freelancing for FourFourTwo in April 2019 and has also written for the Premier League and Opta Analyst, among others. He supports Wycombe Wanderers and has a soft spot for Wealdstone. A self-confessed statto, he has been known to watch football with a spreadsheet (or several) open...