Gabriel Jesus goes through a successful surgery to his right knee

The club mentioned that Jesus “will now begin his rehabilitation programme”. 

Gabriel Jesus has successfully gone through a surgery to his right knee which he suffered during the game against Cameroon. The player is expected to miss a few days which will be a drawback for Arsenal. The club mentioned that he “will now begin his rehabilitation programme”.

The 25-year-old attacker left Qatar’s competition after suffering probable medial ligament damage in his nation’s Group G loss to Cameroon and had to return to England for evaluation. He will likely require to have rest to fix the issue, and depending on how quickly he recovers some athletes take months to get back in the game he could be involved in Arsenal’s championship defence in the second half of the season.

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Jesus joined the club from Manchester City in the summer in a £45 million deal, and although his goal scoring has slowed down since then, he has still been a key factor in keeping them in first place in the Premier League as the season enters its midpoint for the World Cup. Jesus scored five goals in his first nine games at the club.

Jesus started against Cameroon at Lusail Stadium because the team had already qualified for the knockout stages after sitting out the victories over Serbia and Switzerland while playing in Qatar.