Report: Burton Albion want Newcastle United striker Ivan Toney

Newcastle United's Ivan Toney could move to the League One side.

Burton Albion are one of the teams chasing Newcastle United striker Ivan Toney, according to a report in the Daily Mail.

Toney has made a big impression with the Magpies since arriving from Northampton Town in the summer transfer window, but he is unlikely to receive regular first-team action at St. James’ Park.

As a result, Newcastle are said to be open to letting the striker leave on a temporary basis, as they look to get him experience of playing in the Football League.

Toney was a key player for Northampton Town before his move to Newcastle, and there is a feeling within the club that just playing for their under-21 side will not be the best move for his development.

Burton have jumped at the chance to sign the 19-year-old, as they feel that he could enhance their forward line.

Jimmy Floyd-Hasselbaink, the Burton boss, is keen to increase his striking options as the Brewers aim to build on their impressive start to life in League One. 

Burton are currently perched in second place in England's third tier, and Toney would likely be signing up for a promotion push if he did move to the Pirelli Stadium.

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