Raheem Sterling hoping to sort out his Man City future in the next two weeks amid transfer interest
Raheem Sterling is hoping to settle his future at Manchester City in the next two weeks, amid transfer interests from Chelsea, Barcelona and Real Madrid, as Pep Guardiola’s side also considers selling Bernardo Silva.
- Raheem Sterling aims to secure his future at Manchester City within two weeks
- The England star is wanted by several parties, including Chelsea and Barcelona
- Sterling, 27, wants to be ready for season preparation if he decides to leave
Manchester City’s Raheem Sterling is aiming to settle his future within two weeks amid Chelsea’s interest as he embarks on what he believes to be his best years as a footballer.
The 27-year-old, who is on holiday in Jamaica, would like to be ready to prepare for the season at his new club should he decide to leave.
Sterling has a contract offer from City, with just a year left on his contract, as well as interest from Spanish giants Barcelona and Real Madrid.
Raheem Sterling aims to settle his future in two weeks amid transfer interests in him
City’s Premier League rivals Chelsea and Spanish clubs Barcelona and Real Madrid are excited
But there has been no official contact between Sterling and Chelsea yet, according to air sportswho consider the English star as one of their main targets.
The Blues are expected to act more decisively once striker Romelu Lukaku’s transfer to Inter Milan is completed.
Sterling would like more responsibility and must be a trusted and regular starter in big games – not a status he enjoys at City.
City are considering selling to offset their proposed £100m summer spend to Kalvin Phillips and Marc Cucurella – and Barca want Bernardo Silva (right), but City value him highly
City gave him the chance to leave the Etihad last summer when they tried to sign Tottenham striker Harry Kane, but Sterling reportedly rejected the offer of a ‘Sterling plus cash’ deal for Kane, which would see him move to Spurs.
City are considering selling as they want to offset their proposed £100m spend on Leeds United’s Kalvin Phillips and Brighton’s Marc Cucurella.
Barcelona also want midfielder Bernardo Silva, but manager Pep Guardiola and City appreciate the Portuguese very much.