Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has said he’s surprised Manchester City sold Gabriel Jesus to Arsenal.
The Reds go to Arsenal on Sunday.
“I don’t know Gabriel on a personal basis but I always liked him as a .er,” Klopp told reporters. “I don’t think City, actually I know City wouldn’t have sold him to every club but Arsenal, the distance was big enough.
“Geographically! They did it. He’s an exceptional .er, you alw
ays saw that when he .ed for City. His role at City was the nine, a winger.
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“Last year everybody said City had no number nine. He was still t. but he .ed more often from the wing. Now he can . his role. He’s flying in the moment, full of confidence.
“That’s what confidence does to top-quality .ers. If you’re not .ing against them, it’s easy to enjoy what he’s doing at the moment. Now he’s our opponent for the weekend so we have to make sure that he stops flying for a weekend.”