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Brazil young gun Gabriel Jesus not concerned with Man City right now

Gabriel Jesus has stated that he is currently only focused on the Brazilian national team.

Jesus is arguably one of the most talented young players in world football at the moment and the striker will be joining Premier League giants Manchester City in January.

A move to City, from Palmeiras, provides Jesus with the platform to prove himself at the highest level but the 19-year-old is not thinking about his impending move to England as of yet and has said that his sole focus at the moment is for the Brazilian national team of who he scored a double on debut in last week's World Cup qualifying win over Ecuador in Quito.

"I'm focused on my objectives. I like to see the plays, successes and errors in order for me to correct them," he told a media conference.

"Right now I don't want any contact with Manchester. I am happy being where I am right now, focused on the national team.

"All of this [success] comes from work. I've been working hard since I moved into the senior team. I want to learn more and more. Continuing to work will help me even more.

"I'm calm, as always. I was not the only one responsible for the victory, it was the whole team. Whoever scores the goal is made out to be the hero, but the whole team stood out tactically.

"The team helped me a lot. My head is even calmer for this game. We will try everything to repeat the performance and get the win."

Sarad Bade Shrestha
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