Guardiola confirms that Gabriel Jesus is ready for his debut
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola says that Gabriel Jesús is ready for his debut against Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday and says he will make a late decision as to whether the young Brazilian will start the game.
Jesús finally got clearance from the Premier League to play for his new club this week and Guardiola says he will be involved in Saturday evening’s top of the table clash at home to Tottenham Hotspur. “He is fit, he is ready to be involved in the squad. He is going to help us in the Premier League.
“He is a young player, 19, so we cannot think he will solve our problems."he said. "He will have all the time to get involved. It will be easier if he could have arrived at the beginning of the season. Now is the middle of the season with not too many training sessions. But he is smart and has quality and is going to help us.
"All the strikers try to help us and Gabriel is going to as well. He is going to be involved in the way we want to play. He is going to help us because he is young, have patience, he wants to create his career here and we are going to help him."