David Silva believes the quantity of strain placed on Gabriel Jesus at Manchester Metropolis needs to be reserved for a lot extra skilled gamers.
The Brazilian had discovered objectives exhausting to return by this season earlier than firing in his first Metropolis hat-trick within the Blues’ 6-Zero win Champions League win towards Shakhtar Donetsk.
The strikes ended a run of simply two objectives in 15 video games, and Silva says he was delighted to see the 21-year-old break his duck.
“I am actually pleased that he scored three objectives as a result of he works actually exhausting every single day,” the Metropolis midfielder, who was additionally on track towards the Ukrainians, mentioned.
Jesus hit the goal 17 occasions final season however after a tough World Cup with Brazil had been out of kinds in entrance of objective earlier than Metropolis’s rout on Wednesday evening.
And Silva says it is easy to neglect his tender age.
“He is a younger boy but it surely seems like he is 30 with the quantity of strain that’s placed on him,” Silva lamented.
“It is greater than needs to be positioned on such a younger boy.
“He needs to be allowed to play with out a lot strain, however that is soccer.”
Sergio Aguero’s ten objectives in 14 video games this season have cemented the Argentine as Pep Guardiola’s first-choice striker on the membership, however Silva is assured of Jesus’s potential.
“The expectations on him are actually excessive and I’ve solely bought good phrases to say about him,” he added.
“I believe Gabriel is a very promising participant.”
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Silva was talking in his function as an envoy for Gran Canarian resort ANFI, who’re celebrating their 30th anniversary.