The São Paulo-born attacker has shined at various moments in his injury-stricken start to the Emirates.
Gabriel Jesus made his Premier League debut back in the 2017/18 season for Manchester City after making a move from his boyhood club Palmeiras.
The Brazilian International was brought in by Pep Guardiola to create competition for his South American counterpart Sergio Aguero.
But after Sergio Aguero left Gabriel Jesus was unable to cement his position in the starting lineup often due to the tactical changes made by Pep. This meant that he had to leave Etihad for regular football somewhere else.
Arsenal who were in the market for a striker for around 2 windows took advantage of this situation and brought the 26-year-old to the Emirates.
In a deal worth 45 million pounds, Gabriel Jesus ended his stay at the Etihad Stadium which saw him winning 11 major trophies and 4 Premier League, in this period he appeared in 236 matches scoring 95 goals.
This was a well-celebrated signing by the Gunners who were in dire need to replace Alexandre Lacazette. Jesus made an instant impact with 5 goals and 4 assists in his first ten appearances for the Gunners in the Premier League.
But Gabriel Jesus suffered a long-term knee injury which kept him from being involved with the team till his return on March 12th.
How much does Gabriel Jesus earn?
According to the Sun, Gabriel Jesus earned 4.7 million pounds a year from his Manchester City contract, which is around 90k pounds per week.
After making his stunning move to the Emirates, According to Spotrac, Gabriel Jesus’ five-year deal with Arsenal is worth an impressive 68.9m pounds. This translates to an annual salary of 13.78m pounds or 265k pounds per week.
This salary is around triple the amount he was earning at Manchester City. This has also made him the top earner at Arsenal. Given his talents and impact this salary seems well-deserved.
According to Sportspro, the new Arsenal man also has a shoe deal with the German shoemaker Adidas who first signed him when he was just 17.
In addition to his Adidas sponsorship, Jesus also has deals with drink brands Gatorade and Guarana Antarctica, as well as tech company Vivo as reported by The Guardian.
Arsenal will nest face Crystal palace on 19th March with the elimination from the Europa League still fresh this would be the best opportunity for Jesus to show his worth in front of the Emirates and increase the lead at the top.
Arsenal currently have a five-point lead over Manchester City with the showdown between them scheduled to take place on the 27th of April.