Brentford have condemned the "barrage" of racist abuse sent to striker Ivan Toney over social media after he scored the equaliser in Saturday's draw with Premier League leaders Arsenal.

Toney scored a header on 74 minutes at the Emirates to cancel out Arsenal substitute Leandro Trossard's earlier strike, forcing a draw that sees the hosts drop points in the race for the Premier League title.

Brentford said in a statement on Sunday: "Immediately after Brentford's game against Arsenal, Ivan Toney received a barrage of abusive, racist direct messages via his Instagram account.