Monday, September 26, 2022

Chelsea confirm signing of Raheem Sterling away from Manchester City

The 27-year-old forward, who passed his clinical in London on Tuesday, is perceived to have joined the Blues for an underlying expense of £47.5m.

Sterling has turned into the club’s most memorable signing of the summer window under new chairman and co-controlling owner Todd Boehly, and he is currently set to get together with Thomas Tuchel’s crew for their pre-season visit through the USA.

Addressing Chelsea’s official site on his landing in Stamford Bridge, Sterling said: “I’ve clearly accomplished a great deal in my career up until this point, yet there is still a lot more to accomplish and I’m truly anticipating doing that in a Chelsea shirt, under Thomas’ management.

“London is my home and where everything began for me, and it’s astonishing I currently have the valuable chance to play before loved multi week in, week out at Stamford Bridge. I’m truly anticipating meeting the fans there soon.

“I would like to make a move to say thanks to Todd, Behdad, the ownership group, Thomas, and all engaged with the most common way of getting me here.

“I can hardly hold on to get moving now and keep on doing my chatting on the pitch.”

Boehly added: “Raheem Sterling is a serial winner and his signing is a significant stage in reinforcing our squad.. We are glad for Raheem to get back to London with Chelsea, and we anticipate seeing his world-class talent view at Stamford Bridge.”

Man City have additionally affirmed the arrangement from their end, and the club’s head of football Txiki Begiristain has offered his thanks to Sterling following seven prize loaded a long time at the Etihad Stadium.

“Raheem has been a great worker for Manchester City, and he leaves our club based on the most ideal conditions having assisted us with coming out on top for one more Premier League championship,” said Begiristain through City’s official site.

“He has had a vital impact of the successes we’ve had in late seasons and his pride on and off the field has been a motivation to many.

“He will be perpetually essential for Manchester City and we wish him well in the following section of his career and he departs knowing he will will constantly be welcomed at this football club.”

After joining Man City from Liverpool in the late spring of 2015, Sterling proceeded to score 131 goals and give 94 aids 337 appearances for the Citizens across all rivalries, and has formed into one of Europe’s best advances under the tutelage of Pep Guardiola.

The 77-cap England global won a sum of 12 prizes at the Etihad, including four Premier League titles, one FA Cup and five EFL Cups.

Sterling could make his competitive presentation for Chelsea in their initial Premier League apparatus of the 2022-23 mission away against Everton on August 6.

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