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Report: Manchester City ready to accept just £30m for Arsenal target Jesus

Manchester City are ready to accept just £30m for Gabriel Jesus with Arsenal still on pole position for his signature, according to a report from

Jesus’ future look set to be resolved in the coming days. Reports on Thursday claimed that Arsenal were closing in on signing the Brazilian.

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His agent is planning to be in Europe imminently. And, unsurprisingly, he is set to meet with the Gunners. But reports that Jesus’ representatives also hope to have a meeting with Juventus.

Mikel Arteta’s side still continue to lead the race. But Juve are not going away just yet. And both sides have received a potential boost.

Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images suggests that Manchester City are now ready to accept as little as £30 million. His contract at the Etihad Stadium expires next year.

Manchester City ready to accept £30m for Jesus

Arsenal really have no excuse to not get a deal across the line. City started out demanding around £51 million for the 25-year-old. And, understandably, some had reservations about paying that fee for someone whose deal expires in 2023.

That kind of fee may have made a move a gamble. However, much of that risk evaporates immediately should Arsenal be able to pay just £30 million.

He has proven himself in the Premier League. Kevin Campbell described him as ‘world-class’ and the best pressing forward around.

It would be a real statement to secure his signature. Reports claimed Arsenal are ready to offer him a deal worth around £190,000-a-week at the Emirates.

Those terms will make a lot more sense should Arsenal only pay £30 million.

And it would seem that a resolution on his future may now not be too far away.

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