Gabriel Jesus: Juventus boss Sarri reveals interest in Man City star

Gabriel Jesus: Juventus boss Sarri reveals interest in Man City star

`- Gabriel Jesus has been linked with a move to Juventus according to reports in Italy

- It understood Maurizio Sarri is a huge fan of the Manchester City striker in the past

- Reports claim the Citizens could be forced to sell Jesus at a cut-price of £60milllion

Gabriel Jesus is reportedly being admired by Juventus boss Maurizio Sarri and could possibly join the Italian champions in the summer.

Man City have been rocked with crisis with UEFA and a two-season Champions League ban has followed suit for breaching Financial Fair Play rules.

And the Premier League are under pressure in keeping their top players together and the Etihad outfit could be forced to sell their stars for a low price.

According to Italian news media outlet Tuttosport, Juve boss Sarri who is an admirer of Jesus has declared his interest in signing him during last summer.

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But is understood that the Brazilian striker would be sold for just £60million because of the current situation at the Etihad.

Paris Saint-Germain's Mauro Icardi have also been linked with a move to the Allianz Stadium after making an impression in the French Ligue 1.

But a move for City's Jesus could prove a cheaper option than Icardi whose buy-out clause with Inter Milan is pegged around £80m

Jesus joined the Citizens from Brazilian side Palmeiras for £29m and he has increased his stock in the English Premier League.

With 61 goals in 132 appearances, Jesus has won two Premier League titles including the domestic treble of last season.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Man City vs West Ham saw the Citizens stage an epic performance as they won 2-0 against the Hammers on Wednesday night, February 19, at Etihad.

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The Premier League victory for City came just days after they were slapped with a two-year ban from Champions League for violating Financial Fair Play rules.

However, the side appeared to have put those woes behind them, with Kevin De Bruyne inspiring his side against West Ham.

Legit.ng also reported that Lionel Messi has picked the top favourites that will challenge Barcelona for the 2019-20 Champions League title.

La Blaugrana will play their round of 16 first leg against Napoli in the coming week and are still looking for their first trophy since 2015.

And the Spanish giants have seen their ambition in the last four seasons end in the knockout phase in the competition.

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