Arsenal have moved forward their quest for Manchester City forward Gabriel Jesus and are sure a deal should be done, sources have told.

City are searching for a charge in the region of £50 million for the Brazilian international (56 covers, 19 objectives) and Arsenal are the clear front-runners in the pursuit for the 25-year-old.

Arsenal are presently dealing with the structure of a deal with a set transfer charge and rewards that would fulfill the Premier League champions. A first proposal of £30m was dismissed however Arsenal will present a better offered.

Jesus, who has just a single year staying on his contract, wants to join the London club and he fits the very profile of player that Mikel Arteta, the Arsenal manager, is searching for.

Jesus scored 13 goals and gave 12 assists in all competitions for City this previous season and can play in every single going after position. He likewise succeeds at pressing and counter-pressing, which are key aspects of Arteta’s playing style.

Meanwhile, the Gunners are very nearly selecting Porto starlet Fabio Vieira. The going after midfielder, 22, is expected in London on Friday to pass his medical and sign a five-year contract for a transfer worth up of €40m.

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