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Including Gabriel Jesus, these are 5 transfers involving Arsenal and Manchester City
Gabriel Jesus is tied to a long-term contract by Arsenal which is for 5 years. His contract with the Gunners will only expire on June 30, 2027.
The presence of Gabriel Jesus is believed to increase Arsenal’s pounding power next season. He has helped Manchester City win 4 Premier League trophies and a number of other domestic titles.
Gabriel Jesus also continues the tradition of transfers involving both clubs. Previously, there have been several transfers involving Arsenal and Manchester City.
Here are 5 players who have moved from Manchester City to Arsenal or vice versa
The player whose full name is Thomas Stephen Caton joined Arsenal on December 1, 1983. He was brought in by the Gunners from Manchester City.
Tommy Caton defended Arsenal for four seasons until 1987. After that, he continued his career with Oxford United who currently play in the third division of the English League.
However, the career of the player who graduated from the Manchester City academy was not long. A heart attack took his life when he was 30 years old.
Emmanuel Adebayor was brought in by Manchester City from Arsenal on July 18, 2009. The Citizens had to spend 29 euros to bring him to the Etihad Stadium.
The former Togo national team player had impressed with Arsenal in the 2007/2008 season. He scored 24 Premier League goals in 36 appearances.
However, after two seasons were given the opportunity, Emmanuel Adebayor was loaned more often. Real Madrid and Tottenham Hotspur have used his services.
Samir Nasri is also an Arsenal player who joined Manchester City. He was released by the Gunners for 27.50 million euros on 24 August 2011.
Arsenal made a huge profit of 11.5 million dollars from the sale of the French attacking midfielder. Because, the Gunners got it from Marseille for 16 million euros.
After defending Arsenal and Manchester City, Samir Nasri briefly joined Antalyaspor, West Ham and RSC Anderlecht. He retired 26 September 2021 without a club.
Kolo Toure joined Arsenal in 2002. Then, he was sold to Manchester City on 28 July 2009 for 18.7 million euros.
Yaya Toure’s sibling was at the Etihad Stadium for 5 years. After that, he joined Liverpool for free in 2013.
With Arsenal and Manchester City, Kolo Toure has tasted the Premier League title. He also won the FA Cup and Community Shield.
Gabriel Jesus officially joined Arsenal starting July 4, 2022. He was imported from Manchester City for approximately 52.26 million euros.
The Brazilian striker was sold to Arsenal after defending Manchester City since 2017. The Gunners became the second English team he defended.
For approximately five seasons defending The Citizen, Gabriel Jesus made a sizable contribution. He scored 95 goals and 46 assists in 233 appearances in all competitions.