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Bonucci on Brentford striker Toney: We must watch the new one

Juventus defender Leonardo Bonucci admits he was unaware of Brentford striker Ivan Toney.

But the Italy defender has made sure he is well prepared if the England striker makes his debut on Friday night.

Bonucci says he has spent longer in the video analysis room to prepare for a potential first meeting with Toney on the pitch.

When asked about the attacking talent at Southgate's disposal, Bonucci, 35, said: "With Kane, we have played many matches against each other.

"I believe he is a great striker and among the best in the world.

"And the new one? We will see. I watched some videos about him over these last few days and he is very talented.

"In England they have a great advantage as they have real talent thanks to the courage of Premier League clubs to make them play."



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