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Arsenal sign Gabriel Jesus, Manchester City rope in Leeds midfielder

Arsenal have signed Brazilian striker Gabriel Jesus from Manchester City on a long-term contract, the north London Premier League membership introduced on Monday. Financial particulars of the deal weren’t disclosed however British media reported the 25-year-old Brazil worldwide was signed in a deal price 45 million kilos ($54.54 million).

Jesus beforehand labored with Arsenal supervisor Mikel Arteta when the Spaniard was an assistant to City boss Pep Guardiola between 2016 and 2019.

“I’m very excited. The club has done a tremendous job to recruit a player of this stature,” Arteta stated in a press release. “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 place that is been on our radar for a very long time now and we have now managed to get a participant that all of us wished, so I’m actually joyful.”

Manchester City signal Phillips from Leeds

Manchester City have signed England worldwide midfielder Kalvin Phillips from Leeds United on a six-year contract, the Premier League champions introduced on Monday.

Financial particulars of the deal weren’t disclosed however British media reported that the 26-year-old was signed in a deal price 45 million kilos ($54.53 million) together with add-ons.

“City have again proved to be the best team in the country with an amazing squad and a manager in Pep Guardiola who is rightly considered to be the finest in the world,” Phillips stated in a press release.

“To be able to play under Pep and learn from him and his coaching staff as well as be part of such a fantastic squad is a prospect that I am incredibly excited about.”

Phillips joined Leeds’ academy on the age of 14 earlier than making his senior debut within the 2014-15 season. He performed greater than 200 video games for Leeds, scoring 14 objectives.

The midfielder has earned 23 caps for England since making his debut in 2020 and featured on the European Championships final yr, the place coach Gareth Southgate’s group misplaced within the ultimate to Italy in a penalty shootout.

He is City’s third signing of the shut season window, after the arrival of striker Erling Haaland and goalkeeper Stefan Ortega.

Phillips will strengthen City’s midfield following the departure of midfielder Fernandinho, as supervisor Guardiola seems to be so as to add key gamers of their bid to retain the league title and proceed their push for Champions League glory.

“His reading of the game, alongside his passing ability, energy and drive make him a formidable talent and he is a player who has a fantastic will to win,” City director of soccer Txiki Begiristain stated.

“We feel he will be a superb addition to our squad and that he will complement our game perfectly.”

City, who face FA Cup holders Liverpool within the Community Shield on July 30, start their title defence with a visit to West Ham United on August 7.

This story has been printed from a wire company feed with out modifications to the textual content. Only the headline has been modified.

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