3. Gabriel Jesus
Another game in the Champions League, another goal for Gabriel Jesus. He did very well to finish quite a difficult chance, shimmying away from the defender to create a yard of space and then rifling it into the bottom corner.
Hopefully, the Brazilian will keep adding goals to his tally and get some real confidence in front of goal. He’s clearly not short of confidence and is a real asset for the team in the way that he constantly offers an outlet and hounds the opposition.
However, when he gets closer to the goal, he can be disappointing. He missed a sitter against Tottenham that punished the Gunners, but also scored a lovely goal against PSV and a humiliating goal against Manchester United. It’s up to him now to start burying his chances.
Against Manchester City, we need Jesus firing on all cylinders as well as Saka’s quality. It is an incredibly important game and going into it with a loss isn’t ideal. City’s loss against Wolves last weekend should be a real cause for optimism, though, and they will still be missing Rodri in midfield.
It’s time for the Gunners to bounce back and show that they are a truly elite side.