Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola described Gabriel Jesus as an “incredible fighter” and the team need the Brazilian forward after he scored twice to usher City back to second behind Liverpool in Premier League.
Man City went into Burnley game with 11 points behind Liverpool and 3rd on the premier league table having won just one out of five previous games in all competitions.
But things turned around with Jesus’ opening goal in the 24th minute during Burnley match.
The Brazilian also scored the second goal after half time which now makes him the third top scoring Brazilian in premier league history.
Midfielder Rodri added a stunning third from 20 yards while substitute Riyad Mahrez scored the fourth.
Robbie Brady netted in a late consolation goal for Burnley, his first premier league goal in two years.
Asked if City would win a third straight premier league title, Guardiola replied sarcastically:
“The title is over – that’s what I read. No-one gives us a chance, it’s done. No, I don’t believe it.
“Our team is stable and that’s what we want. For the distance we have against Liverpool it would be crazy to think about the title, honestly.
“It is about the next game.”
Meanwhile, Leicester City could move back second if they draw or win against Watford on Wednesday.