Gabriel Fernando de Jesus (born April 3, 1997), commonly known as Gabriel Jesus (Portuguese pronunciation: [ɡabɾiew ʒɛzus]), is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays as a striker for Manchester City and the Brazilian national team.
Man City striker Gabriel Jesus recently said he was honored to be working with coach Pep Guardiola.
Gabriel Jesus feels honored to work at Man City
“From the time I started, I often played as a wing-winger or a striker, I rarely played as a striker. Since 2016, I’ve been given the task of playing at the top of the front line, but I feel happy at Man City. I am always ready to devote to the team, regardless of the position “, the Brazilian striker shared on the Man City club homepage.
Speaking about the match against Real Madrid in the Champions League, the 23-year-old striker thought it was one of the most difficult matches of his career.
“We won against Real Madrid at the Bernabeu, it was a really great experience. Real possesses good players, Man City struggled to organize defenses. We showed our bravery when upstream to win 2-1 “.
Gabriel Jesus scored the equalizer
“All Man City fans are waiting for the second leg. I know it will be a difficult game, but I believe in Guardiola. I am happy to play and be a part of his squad,” Jesus added.
Gabriel Jesus was the goalscorer for Man City before Real. With the victory in the first leg, Guardiola’s army is full of opportunities to continue when the UEFA Champions League returns after the Covid-19 pandemic.
Having moved to Etihad in the summer of 2017, the Brazilian striker has become a pillar of the Manchester City attack alongside Sergio Aguero, Kevin de Bruyne, and Bernado Silva. After 139 matches for the blue half of Manchester, Jesus scored 63 goals and had 25 assists.
He confirmed the future
Striker Gabriel Jesus insists that he wants to stay in Manchester City and continue to contribute to this team.
Gabriel Jesus‘s still a trusted striker at Man City, the Brazilian striker still shows a stable performance. After a total of 131 appearances, Jesus contributed 61 goals, and together with his teammates won 6 titles, including 2 Premier League.
“Man City is the best place for my development, otherwise I would not have come here. I trust the club when I accept to join Man City. I am very happy. Frankly, sometimes it is not fun because I want to play regularly, but that’s normal. “
“I understand why I don’t play, but I always try my best in daily training. I want to stay in Man City for a long time and help my teammates.”
There are some reports that he can go to Serie A, but with the above statements, the striker will definitely stay at Man City after this season.