Gabriel Jesus has said that his friendly rivalry with Sergio Ag
Both Jesus and Ag
Pep Guardiola is often reluctant to play two out-and-out strikers, with Ag
As quoted by the Mirror, Jesus said:
“I have to learn from him because he’s a legend. Every game he scores. I want to score every game but I think it is different, me and Sergio.
“I’m 22 years old, I have to improve my football, practise my finishing and I have to learn from Sergio."
The Argentinian striker has consistently topped City's scoring charts for the past eight consecutive seasons.
Jesus meanwhile has five goals this season, although he has played 200 fewer minutes than his teammate.
Despite the fierce competition for a starting place between the pair, and the fact that they compete for rival national teams, Jesus insists he and
“It’s very good," Jesus said. "Sometimes we’re in a derby Brazil against Argentina, but it’s very good.
“It’s the same with Nico [Otamendi]. When we play against Argentina it’s very different, but it’s a very good relationship.”
Guardiola deployed Jesus out wide against Southampton in order to accommodate him alongside
The Brazilian, who has played there for his national team, may need to become accustomed to life as a winger if he is to start regularly for City, especially with Leroy Sane out until at least December following surgery.
Source : 90min