‘They’re not the best’: Brentford’s Ivan Toney MOCKS Arsenal’s lack of quality in opening day match

‘I simply did not see them how they was once’: Brentford striker Ivan Toney MOCKS Arsenal by stating he was shocked by their lack of quality in opening day victory for the Bees

  • Ivan Toney was the star participant in Brentford’s 2-0 win over Arsenal in August 
  • The 25-year-old bullied the Gunners defenders on the opening day victory 
  • Toney has now admitted he was shocked by the lack of quality in Arsenal’s facet
  • The Bees star has claimed that Mikel Arteta’s males will not win something quickly 

Brentford striker Ivan Toney has launched a brutal assault on Arsenal by taking part in down his facet’s victory over the Gunners final month and saying Mikel Arteta’s facet will not win something ‘anytime quickly’. 

The Bees gained 2-0 towards their north London opponents on the opening day of the Premier League season on August 13 by targets by Sergi Canos and Christian Norgaard, the first of three straight defeats greeting Arsenal at the begin of this season.

Toney put in a man-of-the-match show by being a continuing thorn for Gunners defenders Ben White and Pablo Mari on the night time, with the 25-year-old striker admitting he was shocked by the lack of quality the Gunners confirmed that night.

Ivan Toney has mocked Arsenal when reflecting on Brentford’s 2-0 win over them in August

Toney (front) put in a man-of-the-match display in the Bees' 2-0 win over Arsenal on August 13

Toney (entrance) put in a man-of-the-match show in the Bees’ 2-0 win over Arsenal on August 13

The Brentford ahead instructed Baller Talk: ‘Arsenal followers are going to batter me for this, however you see Arsenal at the second and so they’re not the greatest. 

‘There was a distinction (between the Championship and the Premier League), do not get me improper, but it surely wasn’t loopy like: in case you make a mistake, it is going to find yourself in the again of the objective.

‘I did not actually see that. They have been good at conserving the ball, but it surely did not actually have an effect on us.  

‘They weren’t as loopy as I believed (they’d be). I do not know if it was (whether or not) they weren’t so good or we have been simply excited because it was our first recreation and it was Arsenal and Premier League (and) all this stuff coming into the image. 

Toney (right) bullied the Arsenal defenders, including new £50m defender Ben White (left)

Toney (proper) bullied the Arsenal defenders, together with new £50m defender Ben White (left)

Toney has predicted that Mikel Arteta's (above) Arsenal will not win anything 'anytime soon'

Toney has predicted that Mikel Arteta’s (above) Arsenal will not win something ‘anytime quickly’

‘I simply did not see them how they was once. You used to take a look at Arsenal and suppose (they have been) loopy and so they have been going to win this recreation, win this recreation. 

‘These days, I do not see them successful nothing any time quickly.’

At that time of the dialog, Toney paused, earlier than saying: ‘Until they get a striker,’ which precipitated some uproar in the interview as the 25-year-old striker has been linked with a transfer to Arsenal in the previous. 

The Bees star has been mentioned as a possible long-term possibility at the Emirates Stadium after he fired Thomas Frank’s males to the Premier League final season by scoring 33 targets in the Championship. 

Toney has scored once in four matches to start Brentford's first ever Premier League campaign

Toney has scored as soon as in 4 matches to begin Brentford’s first ever Premier League marketing campaign

Toney has already opened his Premier League account for the new season, netting in a 1-1 draw away at Aston Villa at the finish of August, however has failed to search out the web in the different three matches. 

Overall, Brentford have picked up two attracts and a defeat since beating Arsenal on the opening day of the season, although have picked up sufficient factors to sit down comfortably in mid-table. 

Frank’s facet are, nevertheless, six locations forward of Arsenal in the top-flight desk, with Arteta’s males solely managing to win their first league recreation of the season final Saturday – a slender 1-0 victory at residence to backside facet Norwich.