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DONE DEAL: Man Utd, Arsenal target David joins Lille in club-record deal

Manchester United and Arsenal target Jonathan David has joined Lille.

The French club paid a club-record €30m to Gent for the 20-year-old Canadian striker.

Brighton, Leicester City, Leeds, Brighton and Crystal Palace were also interested in David.

"I'm really happy. I've been eagerly awaiting this day and it's a pleasure to be a Dogue," David said. "I know the project that has been put in place here by the president, Luis Campos, and [head coach] Christophe Galtier.

"This is a very good team with great players. I want to play and to progress and I think that this is the perfect place. I'm a player who knows his place on the pitch. I love to play to my qualities, notably with speed and and technique. I'm also eager to see our fans! Let's go LOSC!"

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