Arsenal Intensify Gabriel Jesus Chase Ahead of Summer Transfer, Submits Opening Bid for Brazilian Attacker

Arsenal Intensify Gabriel Jesus Chase Ahead of Summer Transfer, Submits Opening Bid for Brazilian Attacker

  • Arsenal have shown they mean business in their pursuit of Manchester City forward, Gabriel Jesus after tabling an opening offer for the Brazilian
  • Following the signing of Erling Haaland, the Manchester City forward has been heavily linked with a move away from the Etihad Stadium
  • The Gunners are hoping to strengthen their squad ahead of next season following the departure of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

Gabriel Jesus could be on his way out of Premier League champions, Manchester City after Arsenal tabled an opening offer to sign the Brazilian attacker.

The 25-year-old forward has been on the Gunners’ radar as the North London team plans to rebuild their playing squad ahead of the 2022/23 season.

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Gabriel Jesus' agent Marcelo Pettinati has confessed that the English side are just one of seven teams interested in the Brazilian. Photo by Chris Brunskill
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According to a report via the Daily Mirror, Arsenal has now offered Manchester City a bid of €50m for Gabriel Jesus in an attempt to sign the forward.

Mikel Arteta has always been a keen admirer of the 25-year-old Brazilian attacker who has rediscovered his best form again for Manchester City.

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Jesus recently scored 4 goals against Watford in the league and has a total of 13 goals this season but is widely expected to leave the Etihad Stadium following the signing of Erling Haaland by the Citizens.

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Meanwhile, after a successful end to the season with Arsenal, Mohamed Elneny appears to be on the verge of signing a new contract.

According to Football London, after revealing the player had agreed to a new contract, a member of the Egyptian national team technical crew tweeted and hastily erased a congratulations message to the midfielder.

Although the 29-year-old has only appeared in 11 Premier League games this season, Mikel Arteta has started each of Arsenal's last four games, all of which have ended in triumph.

Gabriel Jesus remains silent over Arsenal move

Earlier, Sports Brief reported Gabriel Jesus has remained non-committal over his future. Jesus has been strongly linked with a move to Arsenal in recent days.

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The Brazilian said that it's not the time to think about a potential move, insisting he is focused on finishing the season on a high.

Jesus was on fire over the weekend as he grabbed four goals against relegation candidate Watford. He assisted another goal as City won 5-1 to maintain their charge for the Premier League title.