BRENTFORD head coach Thomas Frank hailed Ivan Toney’s “incredible” season after the striker took his Championship goal tally to 30 in the three-point haul over Watford.
The prolific striker netted a second-half penalty after Marcus Forss had opened the scoring as Brentford guaranteed a third-placed finish for the second season running.
Toney has now matched Glenn Murray’s record haul of 30 goals which he managed for Crystal Palace in 2012-13.
Frank said: “It’s a massive achievement, becoming joint record holder with Glenn Murray, an incredible achievement. I want Ivan to have the record.
“Also his assists are ten or 11 – crazy numbers. And there is more to come from him. He will be a Premier League player, no doubt. And the plan is with us.”
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