- Gabriel Jesus has officially signed a long-term deal with Arsenal with photos of the Brazilian stirring excitement among fans of the club
- Jesus scored 95 goals in 236 appearances in all competitions during his five seasons with Manchester City
- Gabriel will wear the number 9 shirt, formerly worn by Alexander Lacazette, and will join up with the Gunners squad for pre-season training soon
Brazilian forward Gabriel Jesus has completed his switch from Premier League champions Manchester City to Arsenal on a long-term deal for a reported fee of £ 45 million.
The 25-year-deal was announced as Arsenal's latest capture in a busy transfer market for the Gunners on Monday, July 4.
He becomes the fourth Arsenal signing after the north London club completed moves for Marquinhos, Fabio Vieira and Matt Turner as the Gunners bolster their squad for the upcoming season.
Arsenal on Monday completed the signing of Manchester City forward Gabriel Jesus for a fee of £45 million, the London club announced.
Jesus spent five successful seasons with Manchester City, winning the Premier League title four times, the FA Cup, and the League Cup three times.
Below are nine awesome photos of Arsenal's new No.9 which has stirred positive emotions among Arsenal fans:
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What did Arsenal trainer Mikel Arteta say after the signing of Jesus?
“I’m very excited. The club has done a tremendous job to recruit a player of this stature. I know Gabriel personally very well, and we all know him well from his time in the Premier League and being really successful here" Arteta told the club's website.
"This is a position that’s been on our radar for a long time now and we have managed to get a player that we all wanted, so I’m really happy.”
How did Arsenal fans react after the signing of Jesus?
"Arsenal finally welcome Jesus. Jesus loves Arsenal already. Miraculous season ahead"
"You people really made me wait too long"
"As soon as Ronaldo heard that Gabriel Jesus was going to Arsenal he handed his notice in Ronald was like “Nah, I can’t compete with that guy if he gets there!”.
Responding to @JazsenA's tweet, @Caragoreti wrote:
"Your right darling. Arsenal will show them pepper next season."
@amasamsam welcomed the new No.9:
"Settle well my brother … we have a lot to settle this season , just come good for us … welcome Gabriel Jesus."
How Gabriel Jesus rose from painting the streets in Brazil to starring in the Premier League explained
Earlier, Sports Brief reported that inspiring photos depict Gabriel Jesus' humble beginnings before money and fame have emerged.
The photos were originally shared by Jesus himself ahead of his move to Manchester City in January 2017 from Palmeiras.
According to The Sun, the transfer saw the Brazilian striker go from a young boy decorating the streets of his neighbourhood in green and yellow to signing a lucrative £4million-a-year deal with one of the biggest clubs in Europe.