Jesus responds after altercation with Ederson against Manchester City

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Arsenal striker Gabriel Jesus responds after Ederson push incident against Manchester City as Gunners continue their winning momentum

Gunner beat Manchester City 1:0 before the international break as Martinelli scored the only goal of the match. Mikel Arteta’s side are currently sitting in the second spot in Premier League Table.

However, reports suggest Gabriel Jesus had a spat with his Brazilian team-mate Ederson on Sunday. The 26-year-old played a crucial role in as Arsenal earned a crucial three points against the League champions.

Gabriel Martinelli came on as a substitute in the second-half and scored the decisive goal in the final minutes of the game. With this victory, Gunners currently sit above Manchester City in the points table.

During the clash on Sunday, Jesus met his old teammates, however he was involved in a altercation with his former teammate Ederson. The City Goalkeeper pushed the Arsenal man after Jesus held the ball in effort to waste the time.

Speaking to the reporters, Gabriel Jesus shed light on the incident as the pair will reunite during the international break next week. He said :-

“I have a good relationship, not just with Ederson but on the pitch it’s normal.

“Ederson and I spent a lot of time together at City and we were very happy. He knows how fond I am of him and I also know how fond he is of me.

“But on the pitch he defends his team and I defend mine. It was a moment when we [Arsenal] were winning and it’s not easy to beat them [City].

“We were winning and I held the ball there. Anyway, he ended up giving me a push, but afterwards everything was normal. We came together talking. That’s it.”

Mikel Arteta’s men will face Chelsea after the international break this month, as they look to continue their winning momentum in the Premier League.

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