Newcastle forward joins promotion-chasing team

Ivan Toney has headed out of Newcastle United on loan '“ just days after returning from a spell at Wigan Athletic.

Thursday, 11th January 2018, 1:44 pm
Updated Thursday, 11th January 2018, 1:50 pm
Ivan Toney

Toney has joined Scunthorpe United until the end of the season.

The 21-year-old – who returned from League One leaders Wigan earlier this week – had previously had a spell at Glanford Park last season, scoring seven goals from 17 appearances.

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Toney, signed from Northampton Town in 2015, scored six goals for Wigan.

"It's a great club and there was disappointment last year in not winning the play-offs," said Toney. "Hopefully, we can do better this season and I can't wait to get started."

Scunthorpe are fourth in the League One table.

Toney has also had spells at Barnsley and Shrewsbury Town since joining Newcastle.