Raheem Sterling leaves Manchester City and is ready to compete in Chelsea’s Premier League. The Englishman has signed a five-year contract with the London club.
Transfer confirmed by Chelsea on their website Wednesday.
based on Athletics the transfer amount is about NOK 570 million.
Sterling was born and raised in the capital and can’t wait to continue his career in his hometown. Sterling signed a five-year contract.
– London is my home and where it all started for me. “It’s amazing that I now get the opportunity to play in front of friends and family week in and week out at Stamford Bridge,” said Sterling.
Earlier on Wednesday, he said goodbye to the City fans.
“Seven seasons, eleven major trophies, memories to last a lifetime,” Sterling wrote in a post on Twitter.
“My respect for you couldn’t be greater. What an incredible journey”, the 27-year-old continued and pointed to his team-mates, coach and everyone in the support equipment at the club.
– More to achieve
Sterling joined Manchester City from Liverpool in 2015. He won four league titles, one FA Cup and three League Cup titles with the light blues. In total, he scored 131 goals in 339 games.
– I’ve definitely achieved a lot in my career so far, but there’s a lot more to achieve. “I’m really looking forward to doing it with the Chelsea shirt,” said Sterling.
Sterling has 77 caps for England. He made his debut at the age of 17 in 2012.
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