Premier League: Gabriel Jesus signs for Arsenal

Gabriel Jesus (Sao Paulo, 3-4-1997) He has been one of the most valued players in this market start. The Manchester City attacker was liked by Carlo Ancelotti for reinforce Real Madrid’s attackbut his condicin de non-EU closed the doors of the Santiago Bernabu.

Arsenal is, finally, the destination chosen by Gabriel Jesus. The ‘gunners’ will finally pay €52 million to Manchester City as a transfer. For his part, the Brazilian striker, 25, commits until 2027.

Gabriel Jesus landed at the Etihad in 2017 from Palmeiras. The City disbursed 32 million for the signing of him. Since then, he has played 236 games with the ‘sky blues’. However, it has almost never had the vitola of titularsimo. As soon as he arrived he was ‘in the shadow’ of Agero and then Guardiola opted more for placing him on the wing than as ‘9’. Even so, he leaves very good numbers: he has scored 95 goals and has distributed 46 assists.

Goal by Gabriel Jess (2-1) in Manchester City 2-1 PSG

At Arsenal he will have the mission of making Lacazette and Aubameyang forget. Fight for the ‘9’ with Nketiah and, a priori, be indisputable for Arteta.

“I am very happy. The club has done a tremendous job to recruit a player of his status. I know Gabriel very well [fue segundo de Guardiola]. The ‘9’ is a position that we have sought to strengthen for a long time and we are delighted to sign the player that we all wanted”, declared Mikel Arteta.

I’m very happy. The club has done a tremendous job to recruit a player of his status

Mikel Arteta

The ‘gunners’, to date, have moved fast in the transfer market. Gabriel Jesus is Arsenal’s fourth signing. He joins the signings of Fbio Vieira (Porto), goalkeeper Matt Turner (New England Revolution) and promising Marquinhos (Sao Paulo).



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