ARSENAL are prepared to supply Gabriel Jesus practically £200,000-a-week to attempt to tempt him to hitch.
The Brazilian striker is at present on worldwide responsibility, however Manchester Metropolis bosses plan to talk to his representatives over the following few days.
PAManchester Metropolis striker Gabriel Jesus has been closely linked with a summer time swap to Arsenal[/caption]
Arsenal have never hidden their interest in Jesus, 25, and have already held one spherical of talks along with his agent Marcelo Pettinati.
And despite the fact that the Gunners missed out on Champions League soccer on the ultimate day, the Metropolis ahead is still interested in a potential move to the Emirates.
Jesus can also be on the radar for golf equipment in Spain and Italy, however Arsenal are understood to offer higher phrases, price a fundamental £190,000-a-week plus bonuses.
That may be a significant enhance on his £110,000 City wage, and he additionally had a profitable relationship with Mikel Arteta when the Arsenal boss was Pep Guardiola’s assistant.
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Jesus has received 9 main trophies since becoming a member of Metropolis from Palmeiras for £28million in 2017, however is aware of that Erling Haaland’s arrival is prone to restrict him to even fewer begins subsequent season.
He has simply 12 months left on his contract and Guardiola stays an enormous fan – however equally won’t stand in his means if the Brazilian insists he desires to go away.
But Metropolis will demand round £50m earlier than they speak enterprise – the identical quantity Newcastle should pay in the event that they need to make Nathan Ake a part of the St James’s Park summer time revolution.
Toon boss Eddie Howe has made a second inquiry about Ake, after Manchester Metropolis gave him brief shrift when he first requested in January.
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But though Pep Guardiola doesn’t need to lose the centre again, Metropolis received’t stand in his means if he does determine he desires to maneuver, given it’s going to imply common first workforce soccer.
The Dutch defender clearly is aware of Howe effectively, having spent 4 years beneath him at Bournemouth, earlier than transferring to the Etihad for £40m in 2020.
Though Ruben Dias, Aymeric Laporte and John Stones are forward of him within the pecking order, Metropolis would nonetheless need a rise on the cash they paid two years in the past.
However not less than his £80,000-a-week wage won’t be a difficulty for Newcastle, even when maintaining his common circulation of winners’ medals – two titles and a League Cup to date – could also be.