Guardiola backs Jesus as Aguero’s Man City successor

Pep Guardiola remains convinced that Gabriel Jesus has the quality to be a long-term successor to Sergio Aguero for Manchester City.

Jesus scored in each of his first three appearances of the season – coming to either side of a spell out with injury – but has gone six games without a goal and has not even registered a shot on target in the Premier League since his strike against Liverpool on November 8.

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With Aguero limited to just five appearances due to a mixture of injury and the illness that kept him out of Saturday’s goalless Manchester derby, Jesus’ struggles have coincided with a broader lack of cutting edge within the City squad.

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