Brentford transfer guide: Ivan Toney and David Raya replacements the priority for astute Bees
Brentford have become synonymous with smart transfer market strategy.
You only have to look at their signings over the last few years, such as Ben Mee, Kristoffer Ajer and Ivan Toney, to see their ability of finding a gem at below market rate.
It is to their credit that Brentford came so close Europe this season and the Bees have plans to strengthen again this summer.
A striker. Only Erling Haaland and Harry Kane scored more Premier League goals than Toney this season, but his eight-month ban has ruled him out until January.
Bryan Mbeumo and Yoane Wissa have chipped in with important goals this season and Kevin Schade could help fill the void left by Toney, but Thomas Frank has said Brentford could look to the market to add more goals.
What else they need
With captain Pontus Jansson leaving for Malmo, Brentford could do with another centre-back to provide competition with Ethan Pinnock, Zanka Jorgensen, Mee and Ajer.
Goalkeeper David Raya is almost certain to depart after a fantastic season and Brentford are already succession-planning for their No1 spot.
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