Manchester United open to battle with Chelsea in the hunt for a Ligue 1 striker

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Manchester United open to battle with Chelsea in the hunt for a Ligue 1 striker.

UFABET reports that Manchester United and Chelsea interest in signing Lille forward Jonathan David this summer.

David has scored 55 goals and provided nine assists in 130 appearances since joining Lille from Gent.

The 23-year-old has helped Lille win the Ligue 1 title in 2020-21 and the French Super Cup in 2021-22.

The Canadian has continued his impressive form for Lille this season, scoring 23 goals and providing four assists in 34 games across all competitions.

David is now the league’s second top scorer behind Paris Saint-Germain superstar Kylian Mbappe after netting 21 goals.

Despite having two years left on his contract, David’s impressive form has earned him interest from a number of clubs, particularly Manchester United and Chelsea.

United are desperate to find a new striker, with Vault Wakehorst out of loan and returning to Burnley.

They have been linked with Tottenham Hotspur’s Harry Kane and Napoli’s Victor Osimhen. But David appears to be on their transfer radar as well.

While Chelsea, despite spending more than £600m in the last two transfer transfers. Expecte to sign another striker ahead of the 2023-24 season.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is set to leave the club again. While Romelu Lukaku is expect to release. When his loan at Inter Milan expires.