Ex Brazil star, Rivaldo has begged Gabriel Jesus to exit Manchester City this summer for more regular football somewhere else.
Jesus has made 46 appearances in all competitions this season but started just 20 of those, scoring 19 goals as City defended their Premier League and Carabao Cup crowns but exited the UCL after their clash with Spurs.
He was quoted as saying this in January, “I always want to play. Of course it frustrates me but in a good way, it makes me want to train and work hard… I have always made it very clear that I always want to be with the team.”
Compatriot Rivaldo has now said he thinks he is prepared to go somewhere else and establish himself.
His words to Betfair, “Gabriel Jesus wasn’t as influential this season as he was in the last one and I think he has two valid options for next season,”
“As a young prospect he could continue and keep evolving with Guardiola, hoping that more chances come, or he could leave for another club of similar stature to try to become a regular starting 11 player.
“I see the second option as the best solution. He already gained experience and maturity at City and looks prepared for a new challenge in a team where he could be more important for the team.”