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Gabriel Jesus says he told Manchester City he wanted to leave

Gabriel Jesus says he told Manchester City about his desire to leave (Getty)

Gabriel Jesus revealed what he said Manchester City on their desire to switch clubs this summer, with Arsenal still frontrunners to sign the Brazilian.

Jesus won his fourth Premier League title with City on Sunday when Pep Guardiola’s side came from behind at the Etihad Stadium to seal a 3-2 win over Aston Villa.

Earlier this month, Jesus’ agent revealed that the City striker “likes” Arsenal’s proposal, describing a possible move to Mikel Arteta as a “serious possibility”.

The 25-year-old’s agent also revealed that six other clubs are in the running.

After lifting the Premier League trophy with his City team-mates on Sunday, Jesus revealed he will make a final decision on his next club during his holiday this summer.

“My future is still uncertain,” Jesus told ESPN Brazil.

Arsenal are favorites to sign Gabriel Jesus from Manchester City

Arsenal are favorites to sign Gabriel Jesus from Manchester City (AFP via Getty)

“I have a contract with City and have already expressed my wish to the City people and my agent. I have in my head very clearly what I want.

“Today I want to celebrate a lot with City. It’s obvious that I’m very happy here. Tomorrow if all goes well for me, my wife and our family Helena [his daughter] will come into the world.

“So I have to seize this moment. Then think of the team, smile at the team again. And on vacation I decide about my future.”

Meanwhile, Brazilian outlet Globo reports that Jesus would prefer to remain in the Premier League and that Arsenal are his “most likely” destination.

The report also claims City are demanding at least £42million for the Brazil international, whose contract with the Premier League champions expires next year.

It is understood that Jesus was also considering leaving City before the club finalized his deal to sign Erling Haaland from Borussia Dortmund and that the Brazilian’s positive relationship with the Gunners’ technical director Edu gave Arsenal a key advantage at the has negotiations.

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