Toney over Benzema?
Darren Bent would reasonably Arsenal signed Ivan Toney than Karim Benzema this month.
The Gunners are some of the most sensible Premier League golf equipment in search of a brand new No.9 to guide the road and feature been connected with an passion within the Brentford famous person, however Benzema is now in the marketplace as he appears to get out of Saudi Arabia.
The previous Ballon d’Or winner and Actual Madrid would reportedly price any membership £38.9million in mortgage charges and wages simply till the tip of the season.
However Bent says Toney, who’s rated at round £100m via Brentford, can be a greater purchase.
“It is dependent as a membership should you’re going non permanent or long-term,” stated the Drivetime host.
“Would Benzema be a chance? No longer in reality, as a result of he is some of the ideal strikers we’ve ever observed – and that’s truth.
“However should you’re taking a look long-term, and with Arsenal’s type of signing more youthful gamers, I do know Toney isn’t that younger, however that you must have Toney for the following 4 or 5 years.
“Should you get Benzema till the tip of the season, you’ve were given the similar drawback once more in the summertime, and Toney could be long past via then, Chelsea may have were given him.
“I’d most definitely move long-term with Toney, however whoever will get Benzema now till the tip of the season, wow, he’s going to be unbelievable.
“It simply will depend on what he’s were given left, what juice he’s were given, as a result of he’s been in Saudi together with his ft up you don’t know the way aggressive he nonetheless is.”
Requested if Toney is the second-best striker within the Premier League at the back of Erling Haaland, Bent then had a daring shout: “My No.2 is the turn of a coin, however individually I believe Alexander Isak is solely magnificence.
“He would most definitely be moment, then Toney.”