Manchester United keep Jonathan David right on the radar!

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Manchester United are lurking around 24-year old Lille striker Jonathan David as a possible reinforcement in attack. The striker has been a consistent goal getter in his previous seasons.

Jonathan David is an integral part of the Lille squad. The forward’s contributions were vital in Lille’s 4th place finish in French Ligue 1 securing a UEFA Europa League spot. However, Chelsea are also keen on signing the striker alongside Manchester United.

Although, the Red Devils will be hoping to employ David as a starter over the 21-year old Rasmus Hojlund. The Dane was impressive in his first season at the Theatre of Dreams. Hojlund scored 16 goals for United in his first campaign.

Jonathan David could be a great replacement. Especially, considering he is also young and Lille are okay with parting ways with him for merely £20 million. Moreover, the Canadian will also help Hojlund improve. Meanwhile, Chelsea are thinking of using David as a back-up for Nicolas Jackson. The 23-year old Senegalese was also impressive in his first season with the Blues scoring 17 goals.

However, given David’s stunning figures with Lille, it is highly unlikely that he would warm up the bench. Jonathan David scored 26 goals for Lille in all competitions last season. Furthermore, the Canadian has only 1 year remaining on his current contract with the French side.

Premier League clubs rivalling Manchester United for Jonathan David!

Apart from Chelsea, Tottenham Hotspur and West Ham are also considering a move for the 24-year old Canadian. Undoubtedly, the striker would be a great addition to most of the footballing teams around the world.

However, Jonathan David could be a vital signing for Manchester United. The 24-year old would provide United with some much needed competition for Rasmus Hojlund. Moreover, his goalscoring prowess would be even more useful for the Red Devils who have struggled to score all season!

United were able to score only 57 goals in the Premier League. Astonishingly, they would go on to concede 58 goals, 1 more than they have managed to score in the league!

As per Spurs, they already have Richarlison, Heung-Min Son and Timo Werner with them. Consequently, Spurs may not push hard for David as the other clubs. On the other hand, West Ham are also under transition with new manager Julen Lopetegui. The Hammers are also keen to rebuild their roster. Jonathan David could be a great replacement for Michail Antonio.

The Red Devils eye Zirkzee as an alternative!

Manchester United are also considering a move for Bologna striker Joshua Zirkzee. The 23-year old was vital for Bologna in their road to UEFA Champions League qualification. The Red Devils have now made Zirkzee their top target but David also remains on their radar. Especially, since many clubs are lurking around David and his transfer saga seems to prolong.

The Red Devils will have to pay around £34 million if they want to price away Zirkzee. The 23-year old is also a young prolific player and on the rise. His recent run of form has shown that he possesses immense potential and could become a great player. 

Nonetheless, David is a great option for United! The 24-year old has built upon his good form with Lille and risen up for Canada in the Copa America as well. The striker would go on to score Canada’s first ever Copa America goal. Moreover, he would also secure the first win for his team as they beat Peru!

It would be interesting to see who finally wins the race for Jonathan David. Furthermore, Manchester United fans will be hoping that they find a good player and time finally turns at Old Trafford.

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