Arsenal transfer boost as Jonathan David talks up Premier League move

first_img Metro Sport ReporterFriday 3 Apr 2020 7:57 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link4kShares Advertisement The Canadian has strong ambitions to play in the Premier League (Picture: Getty)David has talked up a move to England to play in the ‘best’ and ‘most competitive’ league on the planet but he wants assurances over his playing time before agreeing to a switch.‘I don’t want to go somewhere and just stay on the bench so it’s about taking the right step,’ he added.‘I want to become one of the best strikers in the world. That’s my goal.‘The Premier League is the best in the world and most competitive so obviously that is somewhere I would love to play in the future.’More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing ArsenalFollow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. For more stories like this, check our sport page.Will Aubameyang still be at Arsenal next season?Yes0%Nope0%Share your resultsShare your resultsTweet your resultsMORE: Gary Neville names Arsenal as the club he would have had joined had he left Manchester UnitedMORE: Arsenal fans go wild as Serge Gnabry proves he’s still a Gunner at heart on Instagram Arsenal view Jonathan David as a possible replacement for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Picture: Getty)Jonathan David has admitted that he would ‘love’ to play in the Premier League amid rumours Arsenal are plotting a move for the Gent striker. The 20-year-old has established himself as one of the most prolific forwards in Belgium since arriving from Canada back in 2018 and is the joint leading scorer in the top division this season with 18 goals in 27 games for second-placed Gent. His form has caught Arsenal’s attention, with Mikel Arteta preparing for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s possible departure. The 30-year-old Gunners captain is out of contract in 2021 and has even been linked with Manchester United in recent weeks. AdvertisementAdvertisementDavid is said to be high up on Arsenal’s shortlist of targets to replace Aubameyang and Gent would be willing to part with the Canada international for a fee of around £17.5million. ADVERTISEMENTRead the latest updates: Coronavirus news live The Gunners have conceded that Aubameyang could leave over the coming months (Picture: Getty)Manchester United, Chelsea and Leicester City have also been credited with an interest in the youngster.Asked about the intense speculation surrounding his future, David told The Guardian: ‘I don’t really focus on that or think much about it.‘Right now I’m playing almost every minute of every game and that has really helped me get to the level that I need to be.‘I just need to take a good step where I can make sure I am getting enough time on the pitch to keep developing.’center_img Comment Advertisement Arsenal transfer boost as Jonathan David talks up Premier League movelast_img

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