As Gabriel Jesus wheeled away in celebration for Arsenal, he revealed his moves were for Brazil team-mate Vinicius Junior.

He expressed gratitude to Vinicius Junior after a Spanish agent made a racist comment about the Real Madrid winger during Arsenal’s match against Brentford.

The comment by Bravo on El Chiringuito, in which Bravo told Vinicius “to respect your mates and stop playing the monkey.”

A chorus of Brazilian stars defending Vinicius, including Pele, Neymar, Bruno Guimaraes, and Jesus – the Newcastle United midfielder said Bravo should be “jailed.”

Gabriel Jesus honored Vinicius after scoring in the 3-0 win over Brentford on Sunday, dancing instead of ringing the phone after scoring.

Gabriel told Sky Sports after victory at Brentford Community Stadium that his celebration was for his international team-mate.

“The celebration was for my guy Vinicius Junior, it needs to stop, and it was for him,” he said.

This season, Jesus is involved in seven Premier League goals (4G, 3A), tied for second with Erling Haaland (12) in the competition.

Through the first seven Premier League appearances, no Arsenal player has ever had more combined goals and assists (rank with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang), and Jesus hailed the performance.

“From the start, we showed what we want to do in the game, create chances, and score. That is what I believe we did,” Gabriel added.

“[Granit Xhaka] found me for the goal, and I am so happy to play with him; he is an intelligent and quality player.”

Arsenal returned to the top of the Premier League after beating Arsenal. However, Xhaka believes Arsenal has changed since the start of the season.

Xhaka said, “We have a different mentality this season. We are training like we play and we have a class with the players that makes a difference.”

He added, “You have the class in the front, and they make the difference. I am more than happy we are in a good way, but we have a long way to go.”

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