Manchester City sign Gabriel Jesus, the Brazilian wonder kid who could help end Pep Guardiola’s struggle in England. On Thursday, Manchester City officially revealed their new signing in front of media. Although the striker has been training with the club since past 3 weeks. But the paperwork had certain complications and so the transfer was kept a secret. The 19-year-old striker impressed in the past 2 years with his club Palmeiras. He started his career in 2015 when he was only 17 years old. Being a 17 years old, it is impressive to score 7 goals in 37 appearances. And it was a sign that he has a great future ahead. In 2016, he improved and scored 21 goals in 46 appearances and caught an eye of a number of footballing giants. And has finally made a move to Manchester City and compete for the Premier league trophy.
According to several reports, Manchester City paid £27 million. This makes him the most expensive teenager in the football history after Anthony Martial, Luke Shaw, and Lucas Moura. There were several complications in the paperwork of youngster’s transfer due to the third party ownership. But now, the deal is done and dusted and he holds a contract with Manchester City for 5 years. He is expected to make his debut against Tottenham Hotspurs this Sunday in the Premier League.
Manchester City sign Gabriel Jesus
Since joining Manchester City FC, Pep Guardiola made a great start to his career in England. But as the season progressed, he started struggling. He wanted a player that could turn around the situation. And Gabriel might be the one.
After signing the contract, Gabriel gave an interview to the press. He expressed the excitement he had for joining the club. He thinks Manchester City is a big club and he could win titles at the club. Moreover, he has the potential to be the key player of Manchester City and could be the heir of Sergio Aguero.