Mikel Arteta says Gabriel Jesus is ready to lead Arsenal’s charge in title run-in | Arsenal

Mikel Arteta savoured the return of Gabriel Jesus on a picture perfect Sunday afternoon for Arsenal, their 3-0 win at Fulham restoring their five-point lead over Manchester City at the top of the Premier League.

Jesus came on as a 77th-minute substitute, his first action since he injured his knee at the World Cup for Brazil, and he almost made it 4-0, surging on to a pass from another replacement, Fábio Vieira, only for Bernd Leno to save.

Jesus, who was arguably the top flight’s best player before the World Cup, stands to be huge for Arsenal as they chase a first league title since 2004,…

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