Chelsea are considering yet another mega-money transfer for the New Year as they look to strengthen up front.
The Blues signed Nicolas Jackson and Christopher Nkunku for a combined £83.8m this summer, but they don't appear to be satisfied with their striking options.
Nkunku is set to be sidelined until at least November after suffering a knee injury before even making his Chelsea debut, but it seems he may not be considered their main man up front in the long run regardless.
The England international is banned from all football-related activity until 16 January for breaching FA betting rules.
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But there is no denying that the 27-year-old has established himself as one of the top strikers in the Premier League: he scored 20 goals last season, with only Erling Haaland and Harry Kane finding the net more frequently.
Toney joined Brentford from Peterborough United for £6m in the summer of 2020 and has gone on to score 68 goals in 124 appearances for the Bees in all competitions, helping fire them to promotion via the Championship play-offs two years ago.
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This summer saw another typically busy transfer window for Chelsea, but they failed to get a big deal over the line on deadline day.
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