Palmeiras defender Edu Dracena says it will be 'difficult' to prevent the sale of Gabriel Jesus this summer
According to reports from Spanish media, Barcelona would've joined Juventus in the race to sign Palmeiras sensation Gabriel Jesus.
One of the most experienced players in the Palmeiras squad, Edu Dracena said on Monday that it will be difficult to avoid the departure of Gabriel Jesus in the upcoming transfer window. Catalan newspaper SPORT reported on Tuesday that Barcelona have entered the race for the youngster. One the player's representatives recently revealed that Bayern Munich technical director Michael Reschke was in Brazil to watch the 19-year-old in Palmeiras' games against Grêmio and Flamengo.
Edu Dracena told Rádio Bandeirantes: "I think it's hard [to avoid]. I was happy to see Neymar's growth in Santos and now I'm seeing it with Gabriel, who will be one of the greatest players in world football. He's a nice, dedicated and humble boy who listens to people. And we have the opportunity to see his growth."