Manchester City forward Gabriel Jesus is in contact with Premier League rivals Arsenal for a transfer next season. A related relationship of Atletico it is according to the information from OBJECTIVE And SPOX applicable.
Jesus ‘adviser Paulo Pitombeira has initiated talks with the Gunners’ sporting director Edu Gaspar. However, no concrete figures have been negotiated so far. Contacting Arsenal also serves as a bargaining chip. At the same time, talks are also underway with city officials for an extension of the contract.
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Jesus, who got a new contract for the last time in 2018, is still busy until 2023 and, in addition to a salary increase, would like more sporting appreciation in the form of working hours. In the current season he has been on the field for 2,075 of the possible 4,590 minutes. He provided eleven goals and eleven assists.
City could do a lot in attack in the summer. Among other things, the Premier League leader is the poker favorite for BVB forward Erling Haaland. This would be an additional competition for Jesus, who could only be sold for a high commission in the next transfer period.
Speaking about his future following four goals in the weekend’s 5-1 win against Watford, the 25-year-old said: “Now is not the time to think about it. It is the most important part of the season and that is my goal. “
Arteta knows Gabriel Jesus from their days in the city together
Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has known Jesus since his time at Manchester City, where Arteta was Pep Guardiola’s assistant before joining the Gunners.
Arsenal are eager to strengthen their attacking side following the departure of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, not least because two other forwards, Eddie Nketiah and Alexandre Lacazette, could leave the club on a free transfer. In addition to Jesus, Everton FC’s Dominic Calvert-Lewin is also in discussion with the Londoners.