Arsenal have confirmed the signing of Gabriel Jesus from Manchester Metropolis, with the ahead signing a long-term contract on the Emirates.
The north London aspect have confirmed the arrival of Jesus from the Premier League champions, having agreed a deal value within the area of £45m.
Jesus received 4 Premier League titles throughout his five-and-a-half seasons on the Etihad, scoring 95 objectives throughout all competitions. He had been eager to depart Metropolis in quest of extra common first-team soccer nevertheless, having struggled for an computerized place in Pep Guardiola’s plans.
The 25-year-old will hope to earn a spot as Brazil’s beginning centre-forward for the World Cup in November, having scored 19 objectives in 56 caps at worldwide stage.
Mikel Arteta – who labored alongside Jesus throughout his time on the teaching workers at Metropolis – expressed his delight at ending Arsenal’s seek for a centre-forward.
“I’m very excited,” Arteta instructed the membership’s official web site.
“The membership has performed an amazing job to recruit a participant of this stature. I do know Gabriel personally very effectively, and everyone knows him effectively from his time within the Premier League and being actually profitable right here.
“It is a place that’s been on our radar for a very long time now and we’ve got managed to get a participant that all of us wished, so I’m actually joyful.”
Jesus will put on the quantity 9 shirt left vacant by Alexandre Lacazette’s departure.
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