Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Gabriel: I Will Conquer the World in Manchester

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Gabriel: I Will Conquer the World in Manchester

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GABRIEL Jesus has outlined his ambitions for his time at City.

The 19-year-old signed for the Blues in the summer, but stayed to finish off the season with Palmeiras before arriving in Manchester last week.

The striker has yet to be formally unveiled by City, but has already stated his aims on social media.

He posted a picture of himself on Instagram in Manchester with the caption: "I will be one of the favelados (translates to slum dwellers) that will conquer the world, I will be for my mother reason for so much pride."

Jesus makes reference to his upbringing in Sao Paulo where he was raised playing street football before he was spotted playing for amateur club Anhanguera in a local under-15 tournament before he signed for Palmeiras in 2013. …

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