Date: 4th December 2022 at 3:22pm
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With less than a quarter of the World Cup remaining, a number of stars have already attracted interest with their performances in Qatar. 

The likes of Denzel Dumfries and Cody Gakpo have been in sensational form at the tournament, with several clubs having already been linked with moves for the pair.

Now, though, it appears that another star has prompted interest from the Premier League with his performances.

According to The Sun, both Chelsea and Manchester United are interested in Lille striker Jonathan David.

The forward featured in all three of Canada’s group games at the World Cup, although he failed to score and couldn’t prevent the North American outfit from being eliminated.

David, 22, is believed to be keen on the prospect of a move to England, having admitted his admiration for the Premier League during a recent interview.

“The Premier League is the best league in the world and every player would want to play there some day,” he said.

“I have been focused on trying to enjoy the World Cup and enjoy the moment.

David failed to score at the World Cup

“What happens now I do not know, we will see.”

Despite not scoring at the World Cup, David has been in fine form for Lille so far this season, scoring nine goals and providing three assists in 15 Ligue 1 matches.

The Canadian has previously been linked with a number of Europe’s biggest clubs, but it appears that United and Chelsea are now interested.

The Red Devils will be looking to sign a forward to replace Cristiano Ronaldo, who left the club by mutual consent last month following a controversial interview with Piers Morgan.

Chelsea, meanwhile, have struggled with forwards in recent years, with £97 million Romelu Lukaku having been sent out on loan to Inter Milan after a dismal run of form.

David is contracted to Lille until 2025, so it remains to be seen whether or not the French side will choose to sell him next summer, or keep him for another 12 months.

He first moved to Europe in 2018, joining Belgian side Gent, before moving to Lille in the summer of 2020.

Since then, David has scored 41 goals in 111 games for the French side.

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