With the dedication and success from last season’s Premier League and Carabao Cup, Gabriel Jesus has been rewarded a new two-year contract extension by Manchester City.
In early 2017, Jesus made a move from Sociedade Esportiva Palmeiras and since then, he played a significant role for the club, being one of the finest young players that Pep Guardiola have in the team.
In fact, the 21-year-old striker already scored 24 goals in 53 games since his arrival in January 2017. (Don’t forget to check 12BET for the best Soccer Betting Tips)
The Brazilian international addressed that he is thrilled to have a new contract with the Citizens.
“I would like to thank the fans for the welcome and for how well they have treated me. I can say that it was the best decision I’ve made in my life to come to Manchester City because whilst I’m here I’m improving as a professional and as a person. Also thanks to the Club for being so organized and focused since I arrived. Pep had an important role in my signing, but also the Club. City is a huge Club and it is getting bigger and bigger so I just want to say thanks for everything. I hope that I can keep making the fans happy.” Gabriel said in a statement to Man City
Prior to the new deal, Gabriel’s previous contract was set to expire in 2021. (Sign Up now for sports news, top games and best odds)
Meanwhile, the Director of Football Txiki Begiristain was delighted to have Jesus at the Etihad Stadium up until 2023.
“Gabriel is undoubtedly one of the best young forwards in world football, so to have him commit his future to us is a huge boost. There’s so much variety in his game. I know how much Pep enjoys working with him and I am really looking forward to watching his development in the coming years.”
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