Juventus make Man City star their ‘top transfer priority’

According to reports, Juventus are monitoring a move for Manchester City star Gabriel Jesus.

Gabriel Jesus’ man by stint

Gabriel Jesus came to Manchester City back in the summer of 2016.

Despite the Brazilian having had zero European experience to his name, Man City are believed to have paid an initial £ 27 million for his services.

After five seasons in England, Jesus has scored 195 appearances across all competitions for the Manchester Power Center, scoring 82 and assisting 34.

42 of these excursions came during the 2020/21 campaign, suggesting that the Brazilian was a key figure for Man City last season.

However, Jesus was actually used less and less by Pep Guardiola in the big games.

This resulted in Guardiola instead favoring a false-nine system that usually had Phil Foden, Kevin De Bruyne and Riyad Mahrez at the top.

This system was largely used by Pep through Champions League knockout rounds and in the major PL games.

In return, instead, Jesus would generally only start games against smaller opponents, or when Man City had already packed their latest league title.

Juventus make Man City star their 'top transfer priority'

Manchester United’s Harry Maguire (left) and Manchester City’s Gabriel Jesus fight for the ball during the Premier League match at Old Trafford, Manchester. (Photo by Paul Ellis / PA Images via Getty Images)

Juventus eye Jesus

Now, with the summer window open, Jesus is connected with a switch to Serie A.

That Sun reports that Juventus have made Jesus their top priority transfer.

Jesus will reportedly remain a priority, although Cristiano Ronaldo remains in Italy for yet another campaign, with the tip said to lead a wish list that also includes Everton’s Moise Kean, Mauro Icardi and Andrea Belotti.

No potential fee for Jesus is mentioned in the report, or if Man City would really be open to selling him.

But given that he was not part of Pep’s best XI last season, City might consider a sale for the right fee?

Manchester City see Antoine Griezmann as a Harry Kane alternative

Manchester City boss interested in Real Sociedad star Mikel Oyarzabal

Manchester City odds, next match:

Manchester City’s latest videos



This season has seen some spectacular assists from City, from KDB, Cancelo and even …

2021-07-06T10: 00: 13Z

5 YEARS PEP GUARDIOLA |  Our manager marks 5 years to the day he came to Manchester City

5 YEARS PEP GUARDIOLA | Our manager marks 5 years to the day he came to Manchester City

July 3, 2016 Pep Guardiola became Manchester City’s manager. 1826 days ago Pep…

2021-07-03T10: 18: 31Z

Manchester City latest news

Premier League table

# Team MP D P
1 Leeds United 0 0 0
2 Manchester By 0 0 0
3 Manchester United 0 0 0
4 West Ham United 0 0 0
5 Everton FC 0 0 0
6 Southampton FC 0 0 0
7 Chelsea London 0 0 0
8 Arsenal London 0 0 0
9 Newcastle United 0 0 0
10 Leicester City 0 0 0
11 Liverpool FC 0 0 0
12 Aston Villa 0 0 0
13 Tottenham Hotspur 0 0 0
14 Wolverhampton Wanderers 0 0 0
15 Crystal Palace 0 0 0
16 Norwich City 0 0 0
17 Watford FC 0 0 0
18 Burnley FC 0 0 0
19 Brighton & Hove Albion 0 0 0
20 Brentford FC 0 0 0

Leave a Comment