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Chelsea and Man City ‘strike Raheem Sterling agreement’ with £47.5m transfer imminent | Football | Sport

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Chelsea have reportedly struck an agreement with Manchester City to sign their winger Raheem Sterling. The Blues will shell out £47.5million to get their hands on the England international, seven years after he moved to the Etihad Stadium from Liverpool.

Chelsea have been heavily linked with Sterling over the summer as latest owner Todd Boehly looks to take the club right into a latest era following his takeover at the tip of May. And, based on The Athletic, Sterling has already agreed personal terms with the west London giants on a five-year contract with the choice of a sixth yr.

Chelsea are actually set to schedule a medical for Sterling within the capital before the deal is accomplished. And the ace will then link-up together with his latest team-mates for his or her summer tour to the USA.

Sterling has been a key player for the Residents since joining them and has been instrumental to their league and cup successes. Because the 27-year-old arrived in Manchester, he has won 4 Premier League titles, five League Cups and the FA Cup. And he has bagged an incredible 131 goals and 94 assists in 337 appearances.

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Chelsea might be revitalised throughout the upcoming campaign after their season fizzled out last time around when Roman Abramovich was sanctioned and subsequently put the club up on the market. The Blues are actually seeking to shake up their frontline and have shipped Romelu Lukaku back off to Inter Milan on loan.

And if Sterling’s deal does undergo, Chelsea will get their hands on an experienced attacker who has proved yr after yr that he has what it takes to achieve the Premier League.

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