Arsenal, Manchester United battle to sign Gent striker
Arsenal and Manchester United have supposedly battling to sign Gent striker Jonathan David this summer transfer window.
Europe’s top clubs are comprehended to have been made aware of Jonathan David’s fine form this season, the talented young striker have scored 23 goals and made 10 assists in 40 outings over all competitions this season.
Gent are hesitant to lose their star man, there has been report that both Arsenal and Manchester United have just held exploratory talks with his agent Nick Mavromaras.
Arsenal and Manchester United are believed to be in the market for another striker this summer, with Man United having failed to find a better replacement for Romelu Lukaku a year ago and Arsenal still in doubt over the fates of Alexandre Lacazette and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.
Everton are also thought to keen to sign the Gent striker, while somewhere else in Europe there is enthusiasm from Ajax, Porto and Inter Milan.
Gent want £22.5m for their priced asset, he has scored 11 goals in 12 senior games for Canada.
Arsenal will have to sign Jonathan David if Alexandre Lacazette and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang leaves this summer.