Manchester City have confirmed that new striker Gabriel Jesus is available to play against Tottenham Hotspur this Saturday (Watch live, 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC and online via NBCSports.com). Jesus, 19, agreed to move from Palmerias in the summer for $35 million but remained with the Brazilian side for the rest of their season as he was their top scorer en route to them winning the league title. After a few weeks training at City he is now registered in the squad and ready to feature for Pep Guardiola‘s side to help them claw back from the 10-point gap between themselves and current Premier League leaders Chelsea. Jesus scored 28 goals in 85 games in all competitions for Palmerias and has shown great
Everton boss Ronald Koeman has "no problem" with letting Gerard Deulofeu leave the club this month. The 22-year-old is keen to receive regular game-time and is attracting interest from AC Milan and Ajax. Deulofeu has been left out of a number of matchday squads in recent weeks and is currently behind the likes of Kevin Mirallas, Aaron Lennon and Ademola Lookman for a starting spot at Goodison Park.
Jose Fonte was linked with moves to Manchester United and Liverpool throughout the summer transfer window and for most of the January window. Now a move to West Ham or West Bromwich Albion seems more likely. Multiple outlets are reporting that Fonte, 33, has agreed terms with the two Premier League clubs, while West Ham are believed to be in the driving seat for Southampton’s skipper who they will pay $11 million for. Fonte, who has been with Saints since 2010, handed in a transfer request earlier this month and is unavailable for selection until he is either sold by Southampton or the transfer window closes without him leaving.