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23rd May 2022

Gabriel Jesus speaks out on future as Arsenal lead race to sign striker

Daniel Brown

Gabriel Jesus Man City future

Jesus is a priority target for Arsenal

Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus has revealed that he has told the club about his ‘desire’ for this summer, with Arsenal still desperate to sign the Brazilian.

The 25-year-old secured his fourth Premier League title with City on Sunday as Pep Guardiola’s men came from behind to seal a spectacular 3-2 victory over Aston Villa on the final day of the season.

Earlier this month, Jesus’ agent revealed that the forward ‘likes’ the Gunners’ proposal and described a possible move to the Emirates as a ‘serious possibility’.

However, the Brazilian’s agent also revealed that six other clubs were also in the running to sign the frontman.

Gabriel Jesus Man City future

Jesus to make final decision soon

Speaking after winning the Premier League title at the weekend, Jesus suggested that he would make a final decision over his next club during his holiday this summer.

“About my future, it’s still uncertain,” Jesus told ESPN Brazil.

“I have a contract with City and I have already expressed my desire to the City people and to my agent. I have in my head very clear what I want.

“Today, I want to celebrate a lot with City. It’s obvious that I’m very happy here. Tomorrow, if everything goes well for me, my wife and our family, Helena [his daughter] will come to the world.

“So, I have to take advantage of this moment. Then, think about the team, smile at the team again. And, on vacation, I decide about my future.”

Gabriel Jesus Man City future

Jesus keen to remain in Premier League

Brazilian outlet Globo report that Jesus would prefer to continue playing in the Premier League, and that Arsenal is his ‘most likely’ destination.

The report adds that City are demanding at least £42 million for his services, with the 25-year-old’s contact expiring next year.

Jesus has made 236 appearances for City, registering 95 goals and 46 assists during his time at the Etihad.

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