June 28, 2022

KEY POINTS

  • Man Metropolis thrashed Watford 5-1 within the league Saturday
  • Gabriel Jesus netted 4 of these objectives
  • Jesus is contracted with Metropolis till 2023

Manchester Metropolis ahead Gabriel Jesus has refused to touch upon his future at Etihad amid Arsenal hyperlinks forward of 2022 summer time. 

Jesus had a terrific outing in opposition to Watford within the Premier League on Saturday as he netted 4 objectives in Man Metropolis’s 5-1 win.

The 25-year-old Brazilian has only a yr left on his contract with Man Metropolis. Arsenal wish to strengthen their assault forward of the 2022-23 marketing campaign and Jesus is one in all their targets, reported The Athletic. 

“It isn’t time to consider this. You anticipate me to say this, however it’s true. Now’s the very best second of the season. I wish to take pleasure in, to maintain targeted on my crew, with my teammates, to battle for the Premier League. I gained it with my teammates 3 times. And I understand how that feels and I wish to have that feeling once more. After which in fact we even have the powerful recreation on Tuesday in opposition to Actual Madrid [in the Champions League] and that’s my focus,” Jesus informed The Guardian.

Jesus has been on Man Metropolis’s Premier League squad 29 instances this yr, however he has performed solely 24 of these video games, beginning in simply 17. In 24 league appearances within the 2021-22 season, Jesus has netted seven objectives, out of which 4 got here in a single recreation, together with 9 assists. 

In the identical interview, when Jesus was requested if he want to begin extra repeatedly, the Brazilian replied, “It isn’t simply me, it is [all] the gamers. In case you ask, everybody’s going to say ‘I wish to play’ and the season that I arrived right here I performed so much, I believe.”

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4-midable: Gabriel Jesus (proper) scored 4 objectives as Manchester Metropolis beat Watford 5-1 Picture: AFP / Paul ELLIS

The truth is, Brazilian journalist Jorge Nicola claimed Arsenal are upfront talks with Jesus over a possible switch this summer time. Nonetheless, Worldwide Enterprise Occasions couldn’t confirm it independently. Whereas Technical Director Edu, who’s accountable for negotiations, has even reached an settlement with the participant’s agent, there is not any cope with Manchester Metropolis but, Nicola stated on his YouTube channel.

Jesus’ present market worth is round $54 million, in keeping with Transfermarkt. If Man Metropolis usually are not trying to supply the participant an extension, they will surely look to money in on him this summer time.

After 33 video games within the 2021-22 Premier League, the reigning champions Man Metropolis have 80 factors however are only a level away from second-placed Liverpool. With simply 4 video games remaining within the English top-flight, even a small mistake from Pep Guardiola’s Metropolis might see the benefit transfer to Jurgen Klopp’s Reds.

Man Metropolis’s subsequent fixture is the UEFA Champions League semi-final in opposition to Actual Madrid on Tuesday. Following this, the Etihad facet will journey to Elland Street to face off in opposition to Leeds United within the league on April 30.

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