According to L’Equipe (as relayed by GFFN), AC Milan are looking to land rumoured Tottenham target Jonathan David for a cut-price fee in January.

Tottenham continue to be linked with a whole host of number nines ahead of January, with Feyenoord’s Santiago Gimenez (Mirror) and Brentford’s Ivan Toney (Daily Express) being the ones mooted most often as potential successors to Harry Kane.

David’s name has also been suggested semi-frequently, with TEAMtalk reporting a couple of weeks ago that Ange Postecoglou’s men have a ‘firm intention’ to make a move for the Canadian international in January.

The outlet added that the 23-year-old is ready to make a step up and would be willing to swap Stade Pierre Mauroy for the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – JUNE 15: Jonathan David of Canada during the CONCACAF Nations League Semi Final between Panama and Canada at Allegiant Stadium on June 15, 2023 in Las Vegas, Nevada.(Photo by Matthew Ashton – AMA/Getty Images)

Milan eyeing a cheap deal for Jonathan David

If L’Equipe’s latest update is to be believed, Milan are now eyeing an opportunity to sign David on the cheap as he has fallen out of favour at Lille.

The centre-forward, who has been one of the most prolific goalscorers in Ligue 1 over the last three years, has only scored four goals in 17 matches this season and has thus not started any of the club’s last three games in all competitions (Transfermarkt).

As a result, it is explained that the Rossoneri believe that they can sign David for a fee well below his €60m (£52m) release clause.

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If Spurs get word that David could be available for around £35m-£40m, I would not be surprised if they put in a bid for him. The Canadian would be a good fit for Ange Posteocoglou’s style of play, given his pace, directness and his work-rate off the ball.

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