Chelsea have agreed personal terms with Raheem Sterling for a summer transfer move and are on course of finalizing the deal with Manchester City in one or two days, according to Fabrizio Romano. With the Blues constantly linked with the English player over the last few weeks, it was a matter of time both the parties agreed to come to a conclusion. Both Chelsea and Man City are now discussing about the transfer fee to put an end to it and complete the move. Raheem Sterling Transfer News: Chelsea Close to Signing Manchester City Attacker
The 27-year-old winger netted 16 goals and recorded 9 assists in the last season for the Premier League champions. He also scored 7 times for his country in the international stage throughout the last season. After going through an overwhelming season, Sterling is no longer untouchable at Etihad as the likes of Erling Haaland and Julian Alvarez have joined Pep Guardiola's squad. Chelsea coach Thomas Tuchel is an admirer of the English forward and wanted him to join the Blues a lot.
Raheem Sterling accepted Chelsea as future destination weeks ago after direct talk with Tuchel - and personal terms fully agreed, he’ll be among best paid players. 🚨🔵 #CFC
Chelsea and City, set to agree final fee around £45m and then it will be completed. pic.twitter.com/he08wImBKH
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) July 6, 2022
However, after the player and Chelsea both have agreed to a contract, it is just a matter of time City would reach to a acceptable deal with the Blues. According to Fabrizio Romano, the fee of the transfer would be around $50 million. It remains to be seen how Raheem Sterling is used at Stamford Bridge by Tuchel alongside Timo Werner, Kai Havertz and Christian Pulisic, with a potential Cristiano Ronaldo arrival looming.
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