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Pre-season: Gabriel Jesus scores double in first Arsenal outing

Pre-season round-up: Gabriel Jesus nets twice in first Gunners outing as West Ham beat Servette

Gabriel Jesus scored 90 seconds into his debut for Arsenal, and his two goals helped the Gunners defeat FC Nurnberg in the German second division 5-3.

The Brazilian striker, who earlier this summer completed a £45 million transfer from Manchester City, entered the game in Germany at halftime with the Gunners behind 2-0. He had an instant impact, scoring high in the net after a ball from Ainsley Maitland-Niles.

After Mikel Arteta’s team’s equalizer from Mohammed Elneny, the Gunners went up 4-2 thanks to two own goals from Tim Handwerker and Christpher Schindler of Nurnberg.

With 15 minutes remaining, Jesus added a fifth goal for Arsenal by converting Gabriel Martinelli’s cross at the front post, immediately following Lukas Schleimer’s equalizing goal for the German team.

In a span of five first-half minutes, Johannes Geis and Kwadwo Duah both scored goals past new Arsenal goalkeeper Matt Turner to shock the Premier League team.

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