Arsenal ‘believe they can seal Gabriel Jesus transfer’ with star refusing to commit future to Man City

GABRIEL JESUS has refused to rule out leaving Manchester Metropolis this summer time with Arsenal “believing they can seal” his signature.

The Brazilian ahead was in sensational type on Saturday as he scored four in the Cityzens’ 5-1 win over Watford.

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The 25-year-old solely has a 12 months left on his deal on the Etihad and seems to be dealing with an unsure future.

Metropolis are closing in on the signing of Erling Haaland from Borussia Dortmund, which might restrict the sport time for Jesus.

That has sparked Arsenal’s curiosity, with Mikel Arteta identifying him as a top target for the upcoming transfer window.

When requested by The Guardian this weekend on whether or not he’ll keep at Metropolis, Jesus mentioned: “It’s not time to consider this.

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“You count on me to say this, but it surely’s true.

“Now is the best moment of the season. I want to enjoy, to keep focused on my team.”

And the Mail claims that optimism is mounting on the Emirates that they’ll carry him to North London.

Discussing their recruitment plans, Arsenal technical director Edu advised ESPN Brazil on Saturday: “Our planning has been done, it has already reached the owners. I’m very excited.”

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Arsenal are determined for attacking reinforcements after permitting Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to tear up his contract in January to affix Barcelona for nothing.

That left Arteta to see out the season with simply two recognised strikers – Alexandre Lacazette and Eddie Nketiah.

Nevertheless, each are out of contract in June and look set to depart for nothing after up to now failing to agree an extension.

Jesus is thought to boast good relations with Arteta, with the pair working collectively for nearly three years at Metropolis when the Spaniard was Guardiola’s No2.

Talking previous to Arteta taking cost of Arsenal, Jesus waxed lyrical over the 40-year-old’s qualities as a coach.

He remarked: “He’s helped a number of gamers. Once I wish to do  ending after coaching, I inform him and he comes and helps me.

“So he is really fantastic for us. All the players know that — everyone knows that in the club. He is a fantastic guy and fantastic manager.”

GABRIEL JESUS has refused to rule out leaving Manchester Metropolis this summer time with Arsenal “believing they can seal” his signature. The Brazilian ahead was in sensational type on Saturday as he scored 4 within the Cityzens’ 5-1 win over Watford. The 25-year-old solely has a 12 months left on his deal on the Etihad and seemsPremier League – newest information, switch rumours, outcomes and fixtures |The Solar