Watch: Brazil star Jesus calls his mum after contract extension with Man City

first_imgManchester City forward Gabriel Jesus on Friday extended his Manchester City contract to 2023, adding two more years to his previous deal.The striker gave the good news to his mom Vera Lucia Diniz de Jesus on a video call. The sweet exchange between the mother and son was recorded by the club and later shared on their Twitter account.Jesus’ mother was delighted after his son gave her the good news.”It’s great. This season is going to be amazing because you are the man,” said Lucia.She also asked Jesus to send her kiss to Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola.”Congratulations! God bless you and your colleagues for the next season and send a kiss to Guardiola, I haven’t met him yet,” Lucia dded. “God bless you son, bye!””This season is going to be amazing because you are the man!” @gabrieljesus33’s mum knows! #alomae #mancity City (@ManCity) August 3, 2018Jesus has scored 24 goals in 53 matches across all competitions since joining City in January 2017 and helped the club win the league title and League Cup under manager Pep Guardiola last season.”I can say that it was the best decision I’ve made in my life to come to Manchester City because whilst I’m here I’m improving as a professional and as a person,” Jesus told City’s website.”Pep had an important role in my signing, but also the club. City is a huge club and it is getting bigger and bigger so I just want to say thanks for everything.”advertisementEarlier this week, Jesus returned to Manchester City training ahead of their Community Shield clash against FA Cup winners Chelsea on Sunday.last_img

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