Gabriel Jesus: Mikel Arteta Reveals Why New Arsenal Star Was Disappointed Despite Brace Against Leicester

Gabriel Jesus: Mikel Arteta Reveals Why New Arsenal Star Was Disappointed Despite Brace Against Leicester

  • Arsenal head coach Mikel Arteta has praised Gabriel Jesus' mentality after the Brazilian scored twice and assisted twice in his first game at the Emirates
  • Arteta said that Jesus thought he should have grabbed at least four goals in the clash against Leicester City
  • The striker has now won in all the 10 matches he has played against Leicester

Mikel Arteta has revealed that Gabriel Jesus was disappointed despite his dominant performance against Leicester City on Saturday afternoon.

Jesus made his home debut in style by grabbing two goals and assisting twice as Arsenal recorded back-to-back wins in the Premier League with a 4-2 victory.

Gabriel Jesus, Wilfried Ndidi, Leicester, Arsenal, Mikel Arteta
Gabriel Jesus in action against Leicester City. Photo by David Price.
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But as Daily Mail reports, the Brazilian thought he could do more.

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We know what Gabi can do. I wouldn’t like to play against him. I’ve never been a defender, but I can imagine I wouldn’t enjoy it. He thinks he should have scored four.

No Arsenal player has ever scored twice on his home debut. The former Manchester City man is now on course to become an important member of Arteta's squad.

Arsenal's victory saw them maintain the pace with the defending champions Manchester City, who beat Bournemouth 4-0.

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Sports Brief had earlier reported that Brazilian forward Gabriel Jesus opened his goal-scoring account for Arsenal in the Premier League with a peach of a goal in Arsenal's home game against Leicester City.

The 25-year-old forward ended his five-trophy-laden years with Manchester City when he completed a switch to Arsenal this summer and has since not looked back.

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Jesus, who was in explosive form during pre-season - scoring seven goals in five games - did not get off the mark on his Premier League debut for the Gunners against Crystal Palace but it was only a matter of when and not how he will break his goalscoring duck.

Source: Sports Brief News