Gabriel Jesus, Manchester City star, emerges major target for Real Madrid

Gabriel Jesus, Manchester City star, emerges major target for Real Madrid

- Gabriel Jesus is wanted in Spain by Real Madrid

- The Brazilian forward has been superb for Man City since he joined them in 2017

- Jesus is expected to replace Karim Benzema who turns 32 this December

Spanish League current table toppers Real Madrid are reportedly planning to launch a mega bid for Manchester City star Gabriel Jesus in the next transfer window.

Los Blancos have not been convincing so far this season despite signing Eden Hazard, Luka Jovic and a few other players during summer transfer window.

They got their European campaign off to a losing start following their 3-0 defeat to Paris Saint Germain, and needed two second half goals to salvage a point against Club Brugge last week.

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SunSport quoting Don Balon however report that the Brazilian has been tipped as a good potential to improve the club's goals scoring form.

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Frenchman Karim Benzema has been their top scorer so far this campaign, scoring six goals and one assist in seven La Liga appearances.

But the striker, who will be 32 in December may not offer them the same potency this time next season.

Hence, the Madrid club are hoping they can land Jesus, with the hope of scoring multiple goals every season he represents the club.

Coach Zinedine Zidane has not ruled out a move to sell Gareth Bale, despite his failure to ship the Welshman out of the club during the last transfer window.

Meanwhile, with Jesus playing second fiddle for Sergio Aguero at the Etihad Stadium, Real are hoping they can convince him to move to the Bernabeu and probably get starting role at the club.

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However, Jesus could be considered Man City's next striker with the 31-year-old Argentine gradually nearing the end of his career.

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The 22-year-old has also proven his worth for the Brazilian national team, as he was one of the team that won 2019 Copa America title on home spoil earlier this year.

Legit.ng earlier reported that Eden Hazard scores first Real Madrid goal in their 4-2 win over Granada in Saturday's La Liga clash.

The Belgian who joined Los Blancos from Chelsea this summer also assisted Luka Modric's stunning goal in the game.

He will now hope to continue from where he stopped this weekend as the season progresses at the Spanish club.

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