Some Newcastle United fans react on Twitter as Ivan Toney departs

Ivan Toney of Wigan gets away from Adam Smith of Bournemouth during The Emirates FA Cup Third Round match between AFC Bournemouth and Wigan Athletic at Vitality Stadium on January 6, 2018...

Newcastle have sold Ivan Toney.

Ivan Toney of Wigan gets away from Adam Smith of Bournemouth during The Emirates FA Cup Third Round match between AFC Bournemouth and Wigan Athletic at Vitality Stadium on January 6, 2018...

Newcastle United have given up on striker Ivan Toney and decided to sell him to Peterborough United.

Peterborough announced his transfer earlier this morning, with manager Steve Evans declaring him his top target, speaking to the club's official website.

 

Toney was signed for Newcastle in 2015 from Northampton but has spent more time away from the club than with the Premier League side.

Ivan Toney of Scunthorpe United contests the ball with Jordan Turnbull of Northampton Town during the Sky Bet League One match between Scunthorpe United and Northampton Town at Glanford...

Toney has been sent out on various loan spells, playing for Barnsley, Shrewsbury, Wigan and Scunthorpe, sometimes in multiple spells.

This time it is a permanent exit, with Toney penning a three year deal with Peterborough.

Teammate DeAndre Yedlin was quick to wish him well.

 

Toney featured for Newcastle in pre-season, scoring more than once, but it was not enough to convince Rafa Benitez to give him a chance.

The 22-year-old needed a fresh start, and he now has his chance.

Here is a look at how some Newcastle fans reacted on Twitter to his departure...

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