Darragh MacAnthony responds to reports Peterborough's Ivan Toney could join Barnsley

A general view of Oakwell stadium during the pre season friendly at Oakwell Stadium between Barnsley and Huddersfield Town on July 22, 2017 in Barnsley, England.

The Peterborough United striker has been mentioned as a potential Barnsley target.

Ivan Toney of Peterborough United celebrates after scoring a goal to make it 1-1 during the Sky Bet League One match between Peterborough United and Bradford City at ABAX Stadium on...

The Peterborough United owner, Darragh MacAnthony, has warned that Ivan Toney is not for sale amid reports the striker could be targeted by Barnsley.

Toney's name has been suggested as a possible replacement for Barnsley's Kieffer Moore, who is said to have interest from rival Championship clubs.

 

But Toney, who ended his maiden season at Peterborough with 23 goals in all competitions, won't be heading to Oakwell if MacAnthony has anything to do with it.

Responding to a fan on Twitter, the Irishman wrote:

Peterborough are reported to have paid Newcastle United around £650,000 to acquire Toney's services a year ago.

And McAnthony previously suggested that Toney was worth more than three times the fee Newcastle received.

The 23-year-old has already had two loan spells at Barnsley, although he scored or made just four goals in 21 games for the Tykes.

Ivan Toney of Barnsley FC and Ashley Fletcher of Barnsley FC celebrate after wiining the Sky Bet League One Play Off Final between against Millwall at Wembley Stadium on May 29, 2016 in...

What would be a fair price for Peterborough's rumoured Barnsley target?

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