Most efficient Brazilian in the Premier League, Gabriel Jesus must have a year of many goals in a new team, points out Betfair
Brazilian players Gabriel Jesus and Richarlison

The transfer window is hectic in the English Premier League – including for the Brazilians, Gabriel Jesus switched from Manchester City to Arsenal, while Richarlison forwarded his move from Everton to Tottenham. Specialist in sports probabilities, Betfair calculated what are the expectations for the next cycle of Brazilians who should compete in the World Cup. Check the numbers!

Gabriel Jesus signed with Arsenal until the end of the 2027 season. With the negotiation involving around 290 million reais, the player says goodbye to City with positive numbers. There were 236 games, 95 goals, 46 assists and nine cups, placing the Brazilian among the best strikers in the English league of all time.

The player revealed at Palmeiras was not an absolute starter for City last season. The Brazilian scored 13 times and provided 12 assists in 41 matches for the team led by Pep Guardiola. The 25-year-old has set himself the objective of getting off the bench and having more time on the pitch at another club.

At Arsenal, his situation changes to the main star of the Gunners. According to the odds projected by Betfair, it is virtually certain that Gabriel Jesus will score 15 goals or more in the 2022/23 season and surpass the number of goals of 2021/22. Regarding assists, another strong point of the Brazilian, the chances of him making 12 or more assists at the club are 20%.

The striker holds the record for the highest average goals per minute on the field among Brazilians in the entire history of the Premier League – the mark is one goal for every 157 minutes played. Always fighting for the competition’s top scorer, the chance of Gabriel Jesus being a top scorer in 2022/23 is 4% according to Betfair. The probability of being the top scorer in the league and Arsenal winning the spot in the Champions League is 2.5%.

New challenges for Richarlison

After stints at Watford and Everton, medium-sized teams in England, Richarlison arrives at Tottenham to play in his first Champions League. The Brazilian national team forward closed with Spurs until 2027 and the transfer was around 315 million reais.

After five seasons in England, four of them at Everton, the 25-year-old striker with a gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics takes a career leap after 53 goals and 153 appearances for the Premier League club. Last season, the Brazilian called up by Tite scored 11 goals, five assists in 34 games.

At Tottenham, Betfair odds show Richarlison has an 87% chance of scoring 15 goals or more for the 2022/23 Premier League. At 1.85m, the striker is a specialist in scoring goals with his head. According to Betfair, there is a 14% chance that the attacker will score five goals or more with his greatest specialty.

The next Premier League season starts in August, and only time will tell who will be more successful in their new home. Despite this, Gabriel Jesus and Richarlison seek prominence in their teams also with the final aim of conquering a spot among the players summoned by coach Tite in the Brazilian National Team for the World Cup.