Brentford are back in pre-season training and things are starting to gear up towards the new season.

There have been three departures from Griffin Park in a busy seven days in TW8, while contracts have also been extended.

Leaving, albeit temporarily, are Jack Bonham and Konstantin Kerschbaumer, with the pair both agreeing extensions to their contracts, while Akaki Gogia departed on a permanent basis.

We have also provided updates on the future of key players, as well as players coming in, from speaking to our contacts.

GetWestLondon appreciates that the working week is long and news can slip through the cracks so have, therefore, produced a handy round-up. You can get further information by clicking on the links in the text.

Relive the week that was at Griffin Park.


Brentford's squad returned to training, with the exception of those on international duty. This included Jota, who has been linked with a host of clubs over the course of the summer.


Everton have reportedly opened talks with Burnley over Andre Gray, with the Bees also set to benefit from a sell on clause.

Shrewsbury announced their plans to introduce safe standing at New Meadow and Brentford clarified their stance on the issue, with particular consideration to what life will be like at Lionel Road.

Jack Bonham signed a new deal at Brentford with the club allowing him to join Carlisle on loan. GetWestLondon took a closer look at the deal and why Bonham shouldn't be judged on one particular game.

Konstantin Kerschbaumer celebrates against Brighton

News also broke that Konstantin Kerschbaumer was set to complete a loan move to Arminia Bielefeld.

Brentford also confirmed details of their friendly with Lausanne Sport and the fact fans could go and watch their team.

The Bees also revealed that their games with Aston Villa and Birmingham had been moved.


With the Brentford B team taking shape, Rasmus Ankersen looked back at the first season as well as the future for the team.

Brentford announced a fixture change that saw the home game with Sheffield United moved to Good Friday.

GetWestLondon revealed that Brentford had started talks with Lasse Vibe over a new deal.

On the move: Jack Bonham

Jack Bonham spoke after sealing a loan move to Carlisle and paid tribute to Dan Bentley for his work as a team-mate.

Brentford confirmed that Konstantin Kerschbaumer had joined Arminia Bielefeld.

The Austrian spoke about the move, while GetWestLondon looked at the deal in depth.

The televised fixtures were confirmed to clubs and will be announced on Monday morning. The Bees also confirmed they would travel to Norwich on the Friday before Christmas.


Rasmus Ankersen gave an update on Brentford's hunt for a striker. GetWestLondon also explained why the Bees haven't got a deal done yet.

Florian Jozefzoon outlined his aims for the season while Carlisle boss Keith Curle talked about the Jack Bonham deal.

With the transfer window opening, GetWestLondon took a look at what can be expected at Brentford over the coming months.

The club also confirmed their B team fixtures with Chelsea and Everton headlining that schedule.


Brentford announced that Florian Jozefzoon had agreed a year's extension to his contract.

The club also confirmed that Akaki Gogia had joined Dynamo Dresden for an undisclosed fee, making a profit on the German midfielder.

GetWestLondon also revealed that the Bees had made progress on agreeing a new deal for captain Harlee Dean.


Jota modelling the new home kit

In what was the biggest news of the week, we revealed that the Bees have had a positive contract discussion with Jota.

GetWestLondon took a closer look at Gogia's time at Griffin Park and judged his signing to be a success, in a vital category.

Remember Ethan Ampadu impressing for Exeter against the Bees? He's now signed for Chelsea.

Josh McEachran looked ahead to the new season after his last campaign was ended by injury at Sheffield Wednesday.

With July 1 being Canada day, GetWestLondon looked at the careers of Gordan Sweetzer and Niall Thompson.


Dean Smith has set out what he wants from his side ahead of the new season.

Figures released to GetWestLondon show Brentford to be ahead in season ticket sales compared to this time last year.

GetWestLondon took a closer look at Jota's future, while West Ham entered the race to sign Andre Gray.