The agent of Lille striker Jonathan David has confirmed that the Canada worldwide will depart the membership on the finish of the season.
The 21-year-old, who joined from Gent in 2020, has been in sensational type for Lille this season, sitting atop the Ligue 1 scoring charts with a return of 11 objectives in 18 video games.
There was no scarcity of curiosity in David. From England, Arsenal and West Ham have each lately been linked with the striker, whereas Liverpool’s curiosity has been round for some time.
From mainland Europe, Actual Madrid and Inter have each been maintaining an in depth eye on his companies. A switch has been rumoured for some time now, and agent Nick Mavromaras has now confirmed he expects his consumer to be on the transfer on the finish of the season.
“I am unable to say his value at this time, that has to do with Lille,” Mavromaras instructed Radio Canada’s Tellement Soccer podcast. “Jonathan will not present it, however he is aware of he is likely one of the greatest younger forwards on this planet.
“There’s additionally Erling Haaland, who now prices between €75m and €100m. There have been transfers of €150m. If you wish to be a part of that record, it’s a must to be taught to handle the strain.
“For us, the purpose is to complete the season in Lille, however it is going to be his final season there for a number of causes. I believe the Premier League is a good possibility for him. I believe he likes Spain rather a lot too as a result of he likes taking part in with the ball and alongside very technical gamers. These two leagues are an enormous precedence for him, however nothing is excluded. You by no means know, with Paris Saint-Germain or the large Italian golf equipment.
“It is regular that every one these huge golf equipment have an interest within the high scorer in Ligue 1, however I can inform you that at this time, there is no such thing as a official supply.”
David, who stays beneath contract till 2025, will certainly not come low-cost. He has bagged 22 league objectives in 2021, half of which have are available a totally underwhelming Lille facet this season.
Having gained the Ligue 1 title final yr, Lille sit down in eighth this time round. They’re 5 factors adrift of the highest 4 and lacking out on Champions League soccer could properly decrease David’s asking value barely.
Lille function on a coverage of attempting to promote one celebrity participant each summer season, and whereas Mavromanos’ phrases counsel David might be the one leaving, there may be important curiosity in quite a few Lille’s high abilities.
Renato Sanches and Sven Botman have each attracted important curiosity from abroad, whereas Jonathan Ikone is on the cusp of signing for Fiorentina.