Raheem Sterling MBE (born December 8th, 1994) is an English professional footballer who currently plays for Manchester City and the England national team as a winger and offensive midfielder.
Sterling, whose parents are Jamaican, was born in Jamaica and raised in London. Liverpool signed him in 2010 after previously playing for Queens Park Rangers. In 2014, he received the Golden Boy award. Manchester City paid £49 million for him in July 2015,
the largest transfer fee ever paid for an English player, after a long-running contract dispute. Later, he was instrumental in Manchester City’s 2017–18 and 2018–19 Premier League championships. PFA Premier League Team of the Year in 2018–19 season, as well as FWA Footballer of the Year in 2018–19 season.
Raheem Sterling Transfer
A lengthy transfer dispute involving Raheem Sterling’s decision to notify Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers that he intended to leave the club this summer has come to a conclusion. In a statement released by the club, City confirmed the agreement. Prior to the announcement, Sky Sports News claimed that Sterling had begun his obligatory health examinations.
Manchester City will pay an initial £44 million, with a further £5 million in add-ons, according to reports from Liverpool Echo’s James Pearce and John Cross of the Daily Mirror. According to MailOnline Sport, this is also true. The Press Association said that Sterling was left out of Liverpool’s travel group to Malaysia, Thailand, and Australia in order to finalize the transaction (via ESPN FC).
Another two Premier League teams were reportedly interested in acquiring him. It was suggested on June 24 by Tuttomercatoweb (h/t Anthony Chapman of the Daily Express) that Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho will launch a direct £40 million bid for the England international.
The Daily Mirror’s David Anderson claimed on June 3 that Liverpool had rejected a £25 million deal from Manchester United for Sterling. Since his representative was cited as claiming that his client would not sign a new contract under any circumstances, Sterling’s exit from Anfield appeared imminent. According to Sky Sports, Sterling’s old club Queens Park Rangers would enjoy a windfall of £9.8 million from the deal.
Another two Premier League teams were reportedly interested in acquiring him. Jose Mourinho reportedly plans to make a $40,000-a-year offer for the England international, according to Tuttomercatoweb (h/t Anthony Chapman of the Daily Express). The Daily Mirror’s David Anderson claimed on June 3 that Liverpool had rejected a £25 million deal from Manchester United for Sterling.
since Sterling’s representative was cited as claiming that his client would not sign a new contract under any circumstances, Sterling’s exit from Liverpool appeared imminent. “I could care less about the club’s public relations or the current state of affairs. I’m not bothered. He’s not going to be signing anything (a new Liverpool contract).
Nobody will pay him £700, £800, or £900 a week for him to work. He is unable to sign, “Benedict Moore-Bridger of the Evening Standard cited Ward as saying. Ward said that he had never said anything like that in a statement to Sky News. a new deal worth £100,000 a week was offered to Sterling, but he turned it down, according to BBC Sport’s Ben Smith.
Prior to joining Queens Park Rangers as a winger at the age of 10, Sterling played for four years with the local junior team Alpha & Omega. As a result, Sterling was scouted by Arsenal, Chelsea, Fulham, Liverpool, and Manchester City’s youth programs. His mother, on the other hand, urged him to avoid going to clubs in the neighborhood in order to avoid London’s aggressive gang culture.