I really love him — Man Utd legend Gary Neville compares Arsenal forward to Rooney, Tevez

I really love him — Man Utd legend Gary Neville compares Arsenal forward to Rooney, Tevez

Ifeanyi Ufomadu 20:05 - 24.12.2023

Gary Neville has showered praise on Arsenal's star forward comparing him to Wayne Rooney and Carlos Tevez.

Gary Neville, former Manchester United captain, has drawn parallels between Arsenal's Gabriel Jesus and ex-Red Devils forwards Wayne Rooney and Carlos Tevez

Neville praised Jesus as a brilliant footballer, noting that he possesses attributes reminiscent of both Rooney and Tevez. 

Gabriel Jesus has struggled with injuries for Arsenal this season
Gabriel Jesus has struggled with injuries and inconsistency for Arsenal this season. (Photo Credit: Imago)

Despite Jesus scoring three goals and providing one assist in 13 Premier League games for Arsenal this season, he continues to remain a key part of Mikel Arteta's set-up at the Emirates.

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Gary Neville on Arsenal's Gabriel Jesus

I love Jesus. I love him, honestly,” Neville said on his podcast.

“I think he is a brilliant player and I would have loved to play with him because he’s got a bit of Wayne Rooney in him, a bit of Carlos Tevez in him.”