Arsenal have signed Gabriel Jesus from Manchester City for a reported £45 million ($54 million). The Gunners announced: “Gabriel Jesus has signed from Manchester City on a long-term contract.
“Gabriel will wear the number 9 shirt and will join up with the Gunners squad for pre-season training soon.
“Everyone at Arsenal welcomes Gabriel to the club.
“The transfer is subject to the completion of regulatory processes.”
Technical Director Edu said: “We are delighted that we have secured the transfer of Gabriel. Everyone who knows football well, knows the qualities of Gabriel Jesus.
“Gabriel is a player who we have admired for a long time now. He is 25 years old and an established Brazil international who has consistently demonstrated that he is a player at a very high level. We look forward to seeing him join up with his new teammates ahead of the new season. We all welcome Gabriel to Arsenal.”
Mikel Arteta added: “I’m very excited. The club has done a tremendous job to recruit a player of this stature. I know Gabriel personally very well, and we all know him well from his time in the Premier League and being really successful here.
“This is a position that’s been on our radar for a long time now and we have managed to get a player that we all wanted, so I’m really happy.”