It's crystal clear that Arsenal are still optimistic that their interest in Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus, will bear fruit despite failing to secure the UEFA Champions League Football next season.
With the likeliness of the exit of both Lacazette and Eddie Nketiah, The Brazilian international is Arsenal’s main target this summer and he is seen as the perfect fit for Mikel Arteta's attack. If a deal is to be struck, Arsenal's technical director Edu Gaspar will be key to any negotiations bearing in mind that the two are from one nation.
According to the reports by The Athletic UK, Arsenal will hope that reports suggesting Man City could demand as much as £50m for Jesus is merely the start of a negotiation which means the youngster can land to Emirates at a fee close to £45m.
Also, the Athletic UK understands that The North London club acknowledge the centre-forward market is not one synonymous with great value and therefore, they accept they will have a pay a premium price. Apart from Arsenal, Tottenham Hotspurs are also reported to be spying Jesus for a move. Would you want to see Gabriel Jesus in Arsenal shirt next season?
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