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Two-goal Gabriel Jesus 'so happy' after Arsenal victory over Leicester

Gabriel Jesus scored his first Premier League goals for Arsenal as Mikel Arteta's side beat Leicester City in an entertaining encounter at Emirates Stadium.

The Brazilian striker, signed from Manchester City in the summer, scored twice before the break and missed several chances for a hat-trick as well assisting his side's other goals.

William Saliba's own goal early in the second half gave Leicester hope, but Granit Xhaka struck just two minutes later to restore Arsenal's two-goal lead.

James Maddison again reduced the arrears, only for Gabriel Martinelli to quickly made it 4-2 as the Gunners maintained their 100% start to the season.

Leicester were awarded a penalty before half-time when Jamie Vardy and Arsenal goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale collided, but the decision was overturned by referee Darren England after consulting with the video assistant referee.

After scoring, Gabriel Jesus was twice thwarted by Leicester keeper Danny Ward before half-time, and the 25-year-old also hit the side-netting from close range with 10 minutes of the game to go.

Gabriel Jesus later said: "I am so happy because we played so good against a tough opponent.

"I work all day every day to score goals.

"I was not unhappy at Manchester City, I just wanted to play and the club understood."



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