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Arsenal legend Charlie Nicholas has tipped Gabriel Jesus to attain “no less than 20 Premier League goals a season” for the Gunners. The Brazilian striker is on the cusp of being announced by the north London club after video footage emerged of him soaking in his latest surroundings on the Emirates, while donning the No. 9 shirt, on Thursday.

Arsenal agreed a £45million fee with Manchester City for the forward last Friday as they finally look to have ended their seek for a latest striker. The Gunners parted ways with previous talisman Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang earlier within the yr and recently saw Alexandre Lacazette return to Lyon on a free transfer following the expiry of his contract.

Jesus will now take up the goalscoring mantle for Mikel Arteta’s men, and it’s a job ex-Gunners striker Nicholas believes the four-time Premier League champion can have no trouble filling. The previous Scotland international admitted he could be “amazed’ if Arsenal’s latest signing didn’t reach the landmark of 20 Premier League goals for the Gunners next season.

“Whether Gabriel Jesus is the type of player Arsenal need at once is entirely all the way down to the person opinion,” Nicholas said, chatting with BonusCodeBets. “Arsenal actually need a finisher, someone who gets into the box.

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