Fabrizio Romano drops an update over the future of Manchester City striker

Gabriel Jesus

Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus is making the headlines, both on and off the field. The Brazilian is in a scintillating form for City, recently netting 4 goals and assisting one against Watford. However, Jesus is preparing for a move away from Etihad in the summer. It seems City have developed a knack of letting go some brilliant attacking talent over the last few transfer windows. Ferran Torres left the Cityzens in January this year, while Leroy Sane joined Bayern Munich in 2020. Gabriel Jesus seems to be next in line.

Transfer guru Fabrizio Romano has provided an update about Jesus’ future. The striker has proved his mettle in the Premier League is being chased by many. Jesus has emphasized that he is concentrated on the current season, however neither denying that he will leave in the summer. Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has also showered praise on his striker whom he could lose.

Further on, with Erling Haaland strongly linked with a move to Manchester City, it may spell the end of the road for Jesus. The Brazilian is too good to be a backup and has shown his current employers the same in recent games. Here’s what Romano had to say about the Manchester City striker.

Romano updates on the Manchester City striker

Gabriel Jesus is in a rich vein of form since the news broke out that he has decided to leave. The striker has scored 7 goals and assisted 2 in his last 7 games in all competitions. Moreover, it would be safe that he has been a big-game player for City, scoring a goal each against Liverpool and Real Madrid in recent outings. Despite being regularly played out of his position this season, Jesus has still racked up 13 goals and 12 assists this season. But he has anticipated his exit and Romano has revealed some info about same.

In the latest edition of his podcast podcastwithherewego, Romano was speaking about the potential deals which will take place in the summer. The journalist talked about the Manchester City striker as well. Romano told that North Londoners Arsenal are “really, really keen and interested” in notching up the Brazilian. Arsenal are in a dire need of a striker which tops their priority list for the summer.

Jesus-to-Arsenal links have emerged over the last few days after the Gunners came to know about his availability . Arsenal’s director Edu likes his fellow countryman and Mikel Arteta wants him as well. Moreover, the Arsenal manager has worked with the Manchester City striker when at the club from 2016 to 2019.

Jesus is 5 goals away from hitting a century of goals for Manchester City. The striker joined them in 2015 from Palmeiras, and has went on to score 95 and assist 46 goals in 233 appearances. Pep Guardiola would certainly be letting go of a top talent, however replacing him with another. But according to Romano, if all Arsenal land the striker, they would hit a jackpot. Jesus’ versatility and experience of over 150 Premier League games would just fire-up Arsenal’s attack.

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