Gabriel Jesus to part ways with Manchester City in expected summer exit

Gabriel Jesus prepares for Manchester City's summer exit as Erling Haaland deal approaches

Manchester City are likely to lose Brazil international striker Gabriel Jesus this summer as the club looks to renew its attack streak in what will undoubtedly be another big boost to winning the title under Pep Guardiola in 2022-23.

As reports continue to indicate that City are in the lead to beat Borussia Dortmund and the Norwegian international joint Erling Haaland, the Brazilian outlet of Lens! I reported earlier today that Jesus is set to leave the Blue Half of Manchester in the summer window.

At the moment the brilliant former Palmeiras player is City’s only real striker, but he has barely reached the heights many expected of him after the club secured his services during the winter window of the 2016-2017 Premier League season.

Jesus first hit the ground with City, scored 7 goals and added 4 assists in the first half of a season that was stopped due to a metatarsal fracture. He returned in the 2017-18 season, but scored 13 goals in the league and four in the Champions League, while his best season came in the City shirt in the 2019-20 season where he scored 23 goals and 14 assists in all. Competitions (14 goals in the English Premier League).

Gabriel Jesus prepares for Manchester City's summer exit as Erling Haaland deal approaches

Manchester City’s Brazilian striker Gabriel Jesus controls the ball during the Premier League soccer match between Manchester City and Norwich City at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, northwest England, on August 21, 2021 (Photo by ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP via Getty Images)

Despite his level of talent that has regularly seen him in the Brazil squad during his 54 caps, Pep Guardiola has largely relied on the False Nine over the past two seasons on the lines of players the likes of Raheem Sterling, Phil Foden or Bernardo Silva. .

It is said that Barcelona is interested in Jesus This summer as the Catalan giants look to recruit more offensive reinforcements under Xavi, while Arsenal are likely to be keen as well as the north London side are expected to lose both Alexandre Lacazette and Eddie Nketiah in the summer.

With plenty of Premier League experience and top-tier experience, Jesus should have no problems securing a move away from the Etihad Stadium if he pursues greener pastures in a few months’ time.

This article has been edited by
Ben Browning.

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