Striker Gabriel Jesus extends Man City stay to 2023

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Reuters: Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus has signed a two-year contract extension which will keep him with the Premier League champions until 2023, the Club said yesterday.

The 21-year-old Brazilian has scored 24 goals in 53 matches across all competitions since joining City in January 2017, and helped the club win the league title and League Cup under manager Pep Guardiola last season.

“I can say that it was the best decision I’ve made in my life to come to Manchester City, because whilst I’m here, I’m improving as a professional and as a person,” Jesus told City’s website.

“Pep had an important role in my signing, but so did the Club. City is a huge club and it is getting bigger and bigger, so I just want to say thanks for everything.”

Jesus, who represented Brazil at this year’s World Cup, returned to training with City earlier this week ahead of their Community Shield clash against FA Cup winners Chelsea tomorrow.