Peterborough United director of football Barry Fry has claimed agents have told him Rangers are interested in signing 26-goal striker Ivan Toney.

Toney was in blistering form for the Posh before football was suspended in March and Fry admits that he hasn’t had any calls directly about the striker – who he values at £15million.

PETERBOROUGH, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 23: Peterborough United's Ivan Toney is tackled by Fleetwood Town's Jason Holt during the Sky Bet League One match between Peterborough United and Fleetwood Town at ABAX Stadium on October 23, 2018 in Peterborough, United Kingdom.

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The colourful veteran insists if Rangers “have any sense” they’ll cough up a Scottish record fee for the 24-year-old, although any move at that sort of fee will be an immediate non-starter.

“I’ve had agents on telling me that Rangers and Celtic are very interested,” Fry told The Daily Mail (9 June, page 79).

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“But I haven’t had any calls from either Rangers or Celtic, personally.

“If they have any sense, they’ll pay us £15million to get him.

“If they haven’t any sense at all, then I won’t be hearing from them.”

BRAGA, PORTUGAL - FEBRUARY 26: Ianis Hagi of Rangers FC shoots on goal during the UEFA Europa League round of 32 second leg match between Sporting Club Braga and Rangers FC at Estadio Municipal de Braga on February 26, 2020 in Braga, Portugal. (Photo by Jose Manuel Alvarez/Quality Sport Images/Getty Images)

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The former Newcastle youngster had built up an impressive reputation but there’s no chance Peterborough will get £15million for him from Rangers – or likely anyone else just now.

With Ianis Hagi and Calvin Bassey already signed, the Gers haven’t wasted any time in bringing players in but there doesn’t seem to be much chance of Toney lining up at Ibrox next season.

 

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