Gabriel Jesus joins Arsenal for £45m

By Ric Turner, Mon 04 July 2022 12:57

Gabriel Jesus joins Arsenal for £45mBrazilian striker leaves The Etihad having won 11 trophies during his five and a half years at the club

Gabriel Jesus has signed for Arsenal in a £45m deal, bringing to an end his five and a half years in Manchester.

The Brazilian forward joined the Blues from Palmeiras in January 2017, and went on to score 95 goals in 236 appearances for the club. He won eleven trophies during his time at City, including four Premier League titles.

"It's been a pleasure to play for Manchester City," Jesus said.

"I feel like I am a better player now than when I arrived - and to win 11 trophies has been amazing. My four Premier League titles are particularly special for me.

"I want to thank everyone at City - the manager, my teammates and the fans - for all the support they have given me over the past five-and-a-half years."

Director of Football Txiki Begiristain added: “Gabriel is a fantastic professional and I want to thank him for what he has given Manchester City since he came here in 2017.

“His hard work and dedication to this Club cannot be questioned.

"He has been a brilliant servant and I have no doubt he will continue to be a success.”