Jonathan David, a striker for Lille, has admitted he is now open to a move to the Premier League, and Arsenal and Newcastle United are interested in him. World Cup striker says Premier League ‘very possible’ with Arsenal and Newcastle keen. In November, The Chronicle reported that Newcastle had been watching David play for Lille this year.
World Cup striker says Premier League ‘very possible’ with Arsenal and Newcastle keen. In an expensive transfer from Real Sociedad, the Magpies acquired Alexander Isak in August. However, Callum Wilson and Isak are both dealing with injuries. Chris Wood is rumoured to be moving on, so Newcastle may hunt for another striker.
World Cup striker says Premier League ‘very possible’ with Arsenal and Newcastle keen
David fulfils all the requirements, but the Chronicle article also mentioned that Arsenal is interested in signing the Canadian international. Gabriel Jesus’ knee injury will likely keep him out for months, dealing a devastating blow to Arsenal. That might get Arsenal excited about David, who suddenly seems interested in moving to England. David expressed his admiration for English soccer and acknowledged that the Premier League inspires him.
David continued by stating that the Premier League has a “really great environment” and that he is unsure if he can see himself playing elsewhere. Also, David, 22, receives high praise from Lille and his old club Gent. David’s skill in front of the goal has been demonstrated once more in just 15 Ligue 1 games this season. He has nine goals and three assists.
David’s World Cup may not have gone as planned because he scored zero goals for Canada in three games, but the Premier League is interested in him. Also, David will be being monitored by Newcastle and Arsenal. This public mention of a move to England makes a January deal highly likely.