GABRIEL JESUS revved Arsenal fans into a frenzy by posting he was ‘going towards my dream’ as he cruised south to seal a £45million move.
The Brazil star will be unveiled as a Gunner on Monday – with fellow Manchester City attacker Raheem Sterling set to join him in the capital at Chelsea soon afterwards.
After taking weeks to finalise, it’s all a blur for Gabriel Jesus’ transfer from champs Man City to Mikel Arteta’s young Gunners
Man City’s Gabriel Jesus was pictured in an Arsenal kit in a clip leaked online
And the 25-year-old added to the excitement on social media with an Instagram clip of his own.
Taken from a car whizzing along a motorway, he posted a short message in Portuguese that hinted he was on his way to fulfilling his dream.
And he as well as Sterling know their opportunities with Premier League champions City might be squeezed further by the summer signings of Erling Haaland and Julian Alvarez.
Jesus is expected to take the No 9 shirt vacated by Alexandre Lacazette’s exit to Lyon.
Meanwhile, Sterling is believed to have held promising talks with Chelsea over the weekend.
And although like Jesus, the 27-year-old’s Etihad contract has just 12 months remaining, City want more than £45m for the England ace.
Having already strengthened up front, Guardiola’s priority will now turn to capturing Kalvin Phillips.
City need a long-term replacement for anchorman Fernandinho, 37.
And they’ve crushed interest from neighbours Manchester United in their pursuit of Leeds midfielder Phillips.
The 23-cap Englishman, 26, could cost the same to bring in as City are selling Jesus for.
Raheem Sterling could be hot on the heels of Gabriel Jesus with a London move – but to Chelsea, not ArsenalCredit: Kevin Quigley-The Daily Mail
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