Thursday, 9 February 2017

Fernandinho reveals he convinced Gabriel Jesus to sign for Man City

The Manchester City midfielder has revealed he Convinced his Brazillian teammate Gabriel Jesus to Join the Club.

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Gabriel Jesus had Offers from Real Madrid and Barcelona, the Youngster Snubbed both Clubs and signed for Manchester City instead.

Manchester City Signed Gabriel Jesus from Palmeiras for €32 Million, after a final phone call from Guardiola sealed the deal.

The 19 year Old has been in fine form for the Club Scoring 3 goals,  he has Replaced Sergio Aguero in the Starting Line up.

Fernandinho told The Sun: "I just asked him to choose City - to come here. I talked to him and was honest with him,” the former Shakhtar Dontesk man reveals.

“A lot of big teams wanted to sign him, especially Barcelona and Real Madrid. I just told him ‘look, you can take the team sheets of Barcelona and Madrid and see what player of 19 years old plays there in the starting 11.'

"But you have Pep here at City and he loves to have young players in the team - to give this opportunity for young players. I said to him 'you will have the opportunity to play here. Maybe not in the starting 11 all the time, but to come on regularly'.

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