Ivan Toney reacts to World Cup snub after Man Metropolis triumph

Ivan Toney reacts to World Cup snub after Man City triumph

Ivan Toney has confessed he is dissatisfied to not be going to the World Cup with England, however insists it will not have an effect on his performances at membership stage.

Toney, who has 10 targets in 14 Premier League matches this season, in with probability of being on the airplane to Qatar after being within the England squad for the September matches in addition to the provisional World Cup choice.

Nonetheless, Gareth Southgate in the end opted to depart him at house, taking Newcastle’s Callum Wilson as an alternative of the Brentford striker.

In response to his shock omission, which Brentford boss Thomas Frank admitted he couldn’t perceive, Toney netted twice because the Bees noticed off Manchester Metropolis on Saturday to maneuver into third on the Premier League scoring charts, behind solely Erling Haaland and Harry Kane.

“It’s disappointing however, pay attention, I do know what I’m able to and I received’t let it put me down. I simply preserve going and preserve doing properly for Brentford,” he mentioned.

Man Metropolis boss Pep Guardiola applauded the striker’s efficiency afterwards, admitting his crew weren’t in a position to deal with him.

“The higher crew received – Toney’s distinctive for them,” he mentioned.

“We had a variety of issues. We couldn’t make a excessive press as a result of they didn’t enable us – lengthy balls from the keeper to the striker and on this course of we couldn’t win any balls as a result of when Toney flicks the ball on he creates issues.

“He’s superb, he’s in a position to win [duels] with all of the central defenders, we weren’t in a position to management this side. Each time a centre-back jumped they undergo.”

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