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Gabriel Jesus Escapes Serious Injury After Head Clash In Friendly Against Argentina

striker has escaped serious injury after being taken to hospital during ’s 1-0 loss to in their international friendly at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

Jesus was carried off the pitch on a stretcher after being accidentally struck in the head by the elbow of his Manchester City teammate .

“Gabriel is ok,” Brazil’s assistant coach Edu Gaspar told reporters.

“I spoke to the doctors and they said he is fine. He had exams to see if there was a fracture, but fortunately he is ok.”

Brazil coach Tite also allayed fears Jesus could have suffered concussion, though the 20-year-old is in doubt for the team’ s next match against Australia at the same venue on Tuesday.

“At first glance it doesn’t seem to be anything serious,” Tite said.

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