Many Crystal Palace fans are reacting to the news that Genk striker Jonathan David is a player that the club are keeping their eyes on.
The Canadian has already set the Belgian league alight, scoring 37 goals in 83 appearances, per Transfermarkt. This is a very impressive tally at only 20 years-old and he has also managed to get three goals in seven Europa League appearances, showing he can perform consistently at continental level.
It is not just David’s goals that have caught the eye of the Premier League side either, as he has averaged 2.1 shots and 1.1 successful dribbles per game, per WhoScored, which highlights how much confidence the player has as an attacking threat.
According to the Guardian, Palace have shown interest in signing the forward, but he favours a move to Germany. Indeed, it is thought that Borussia Monchengladbach are very keen on the Canadian (Het Laatste Nieuws via BuliNews).
The attacker has already been linked to Arsenal and Manchester United too, via the Daily Express, so he clearly has the potential which some high profile clubs clubs want to unlock.
Whether Palace can compete with these clubs and sign him remains to be seen, but it seems he would certainly be a popular addition if the Eagles did get him – probably due to his fantastic goal record in Belgium…
📰 Palace have shown an interest in signing Canada striker Jonathan David from Belgian side Gent but it is understood that the 20-year-old favours a move to Germany at this stage in his career [Guardian] #CPFC pic.twitter.com/E53avOmQrY
— PALACE XTRA 📰 (@cpfc_xtra) June 23, 2020
He’s unreal but I don’t see it happening
— Ronnie (@CpfcRonnie) June 23, 2020
Unreal player, probably end up at Leipzig
— CPFC🦅 (@ZacCPFC) June 23, 2020
Oh my yes
— Adam (@Adam_Palace) June 23, 2020
God this would be huge
— eagles (@stortoro) June 23, 2020
What a signing this would be for Palace wouldn’t mind us going all out for him https://t.co/Lbq3Prnvh8
— Alex Westry (@alex_westry) June 23, 2020
…we would lose our collective maple syrup if this were to happen! 😍😍
— CPFC Vancouver (@CpfcVancouver) June 24, 2020
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