Manchester City close deal for the “new Neymar”

Manchester City are on the brink of completing the signing of 19-year-old Brazilian starlet Gabriel Jesus from Palmeiras, according to the BBC. The news was confirmed by reports in Brazil: BREAKING NEWS: Manchester City have reached an ABSOLUTE agreement with Palmeiras over Gabriel Jesus transfer. Official in a few moments. — Seleção Brasileira (@BrazilStats2) 3 augustus 2016 One last information, fully confirmed: Despite the deal being £27M, Palmeiras will get more from Gabriel Jesus than Santos got from Neymar. — Seleção Brasileira (@BrazilStats2) 3 augustus 2016 The winger is expected to…

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Manchester City to outbid competition in race for ‘the new Neymar’

With Pep Guardiola arriving at Manchester City, the Premier League giants were primed to hit hard on the summer transfer market. The Citizens have already secured the signings of midfielder Ilkay Gundogan and winger Nolito, with an English record move for Everton’s John Stones and a world record move for Juventus’ Leonardo Bonucci reportedly being considered. In addition, City have been in the hunt for Brazilian starlet Gabriel Jesus, who’s been dubbed the new Neymar, and is considered one of the two biggest Selecao talents along with Gabriel ‘Gabigol’ Barbosa,…

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