Premier League club Brentford 'disgusted' by 'barrage of abusive racist messages' received by star player

    Ivan Toney scored in Brentford's 1-1 draw with Arsenal.

    (CNN)English Premier League side Brentford is "disgusted and saddened" by "abusive racist messages" received by star player Ivan Toney following Saturday's match against London rival Arsenal, according to a statement released by the club.

    Toney, who scored the controversial equalizer against Arsenal in the 1-1 league draw, "received a barrage of abusive, racist direct messages via his Instagram account," Brentford said on Sunday.
    "We are disgusted and saddened that Ivan has had to deal with this yet again. We will not tolerate it and we will do everything we can to pursue the individuals involved.