North London side Arsenal might struggle to sign Brazil international Gabriel Jesus from Premier League holders Manchester City this summer according to Glen Johnson. In a chat with Betting Odds, Ex-West Ham United and Liverpool right-back Glen Johnson said the Brazilian attacker will think twice before signing for the Gunners after they missed out on the Champions League ahead of the new season.

Arsenal missed out on Champions League football after losing two of their last three games in the last Premier League campaign. They were massive favourites to secure Champions League football before the losses against Tottenham Hotspur and Newcastle United away from home. In the end, they were piped to the fourth and final Champions League spot by North London rivals Tottenham Hotspur. Spurs will join Manchester City, Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur in the Champions League next season as the four English representatives.

Glen Johnson said it won’t be easy for Gabriel Jesus to leave Manchester City where he competes regularly for major honours like the Premier League and the Champions League to Arsenal who will play Europa League football.

Manchester City will sell Jesus this summer if they receive a suitable bid for him as he’s valued around the £50m mark. Arsenal are the only club to make a bid for the 25-year-old attacker, but it was turned down by the Premier League holders. The Gunners had a £30m bid rejected by Manchester City for Jesus, but they are confident that a deal can be done for the player with a bid closer to the £50m mark rather then the £30m mark.

Apart from Arsenal, London rivals Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur have also been linked with a move for Jesus, but they are yet to make any his for the City player who scored 95 goals plus 46 assists in 236 games for the Citizens.