Manchester City are reported to be expecting Arsenal target Gabriel Jesus to submit a transfer request in his quest to leave the Etihad.
It has also been claimed that Arsenal are set to make a £35m bid for the Brazilian striker while Mikel Arteta looks to meet the Emirates.
Jesus has one year left on his deal in the federation and has no desire to extend his stay with the Premier League leaders.
The former Palmeiras player believes he will struggle for minutes next season after the arrival of Erling Haaland from Borussia Dortmund.
And City are now willing to offload him to avoid losing him on a free transfer in 2023.
to me ESPNCitizens now expect Jesus to ask permission to leave.
They even stated that Pep Guardiola would not stand in the way of him leaving the club.
Arsenal are now lining up a show for Jesus, with football london An introductory £35m bid announced on the horizon.
It has been said that Jesus has all the personal conditions but has agreed to the switch to link up with Arsenal.
SunSport exclusively revealed earlier this week that Jesus is still willing to move to Arsenal even if they fail to secure Champions League football.
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His agent also announced that the 2019 Copa America winner is a fan of Arsenal’s project.
“We had talks with Arsenal about Gabriel Jesus,” Marcelo Pettinati told transfer coach Fabrizio Romano.
“We love the project – it’s a possibility we’re discussing.”
Jesus may not be the only City player to join Arsenal, as Ilkay Gundogan understands he is a target for Arteta.