Arsenal play secret behind-closed-doors friendly ahead of flying out on US pre-season tour… and Jesus scores again | The Sun

GABRIEL JESUS was on the scoresheet again as Arsenal played a secret friendly at London Colney.

The Gunners had one final run out before jetting off for their pre-season tour of the US.

The in-house friendly reportedly ended 1-1 with Jesus adding to his pre-season tally.

Jesus scored twice on his debut in a 5-3 win over Nuremberg in Arsenal's first pre-season friendly last week.

It took just 90 seconds for the Brazilian to announce himself with a thunderbolt at the near post getting him off the mark.

Three goals in two games means the former Manchester City star is off to a flyer and Arsenal will hope his form continues overseas.

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Next up is a friendly against Everton in Baltimore on Sunday before a trip to Florida to take on Orlando City.

Mikel Arteta's side then face Chelsea in the Florida Cup to round off their pre-season tour of the states.

The two clubs are in talks over a deal for N'Golo Kante and the Frenchman could complete the switch before they play each other.

Kante's contract expires next summer so Chelsea risk losing him for nothing.

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But the Blues are willing to cash in on him now to avoid that nightmare scenario.

Thomas Tuchel's side reportedly want £33million for the midfielder, but the Gunners believe they can snag him for just over £16m in the next week.

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