Arsenal Sign Gabriel Jesus From Man City
Arsenal football club have announced the signing of Brazilian striker Gabriel Jesus from Premier League champions Manchester City.
Jesus, a four-time Premier League winner, will wear the number nine jersey previously worn by Alexander Lacazete who has joined Olympic Lyon.
“We are delighted that we have secured the transfer of Gabriel. Everyone who knows football well, knows the qualities of Gabriel Jesus,” Arsenal Technical Director Edu said.
“Gabriel is a player who we have admired for a long time now.He is 25 years old and an established Brazil international who has consistently demonstrated that he is a player at a very high level. We look forward to seeing him join up with his new teammates ahead of the new season. We all welcome Gabriel to Arsenal.”
Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta said he is “very excited” that “the club has done a tremendous job to recruit a player of this stature. I know Gabriel personally very well, and we all know him well from his time in the Premier League and being really successful here.
“This is a position that’s been on our radar for a long time now and we have managed to get a player that we all wanted, so I’m really happy.”
The 25-year-old forward joined Arsenal on a five-year deal having established himself as one of the leading strikers in the Premier League in recent seasons. He scored 95 goals in 236 appearances in all competitions during his five seasons in Manchester.