Premier League giant Arsenal is in touch with Jonathan David for a possible summer transfer. In a recent interview, Jonathan David gave a massive hint regarding his transfer rumors.
Arsenal is keen to sign the young Canadian soccer player. Jonathan David could move to north London in a possible summer transfer. According to the Express, Arsenal scouts are monitoring the development of this kid for a while. His name is on the wishlist of Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta.
Jonathan David is only a 20 years old Canadian footballer. He is currently playing for the Belgium club, KAA Gent. David played 27 matches for his side till now in the league. In those matches, he scored 18 goals and also provided 8 assists for his club.
David plays a vital role in his club
Jonathan David is an important player for his club. As he finds his place in the starting eleven most of the time. He plays mainly as an attacking midfielder for the Belgian side. David has the ability to play in other positions like as a center-forward or as a center-midfielder.
He is on the radar of the Gunners for a while. Although the Gunners might face a hard battle from their league rivals. According to reports, big clubs from England like Chelsea, Liverpool, and Spurs are also monitoring his situations. Therefore, his arrival to the Emirates is not sure right now.
David could be a bargain in the summer window
According to reports, the Canadian attacking midfielder will be available for around 20 million pounds at the end of the season. David has a contract with his club which will keep him on their side till 2023. His current market price is nearly 20 million pounds. Therefore it would be an opportunity for the Gunners t sign this kid at a comparatively lower price.
Arsenal is having a tough time in the league once again. They are out of the UEFA Champions League for a while. On the other hand, they are now in the 9th positions of the Premier League. Their new manager Mikel Arteta is doing a good job to build a squad that could challenge the title.
They got the best striker in the league, Aubameyang. But he is 30 years old already. Therefore Arsenal needs to sign young talents who could have a bright future at the club. However, David has expressed his desire to play in the Premier League. After that, clubs from England started contacting him.