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Chelsea considering the signing of Manchester City star Raheem Sterling?

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According to reports, Premier League giants Chelsea are considering the signing of Manchester City star Raheem Sterling. The blues may make an approach for the English star winger in the summer transfer window.

Raheem Sterling is out of contract at the end of next term. While Manchester City have tried to extend the wingers contract. But Raheem Sterling has put contract talks on hold. He looks set to leave the club in the upcoming transfer windows. While Manchester City may be looking to cash in on the forward in the summer, with his contract expiring at the end of next season.

The 27-year-old has found his form again with the Premier League champions, after a down season last year. Sterling has made a total of 47 appearances across all competitions this term. In this time he has recorded 17 goals and nine assists. (stats via Transfermarkt)

Sterling has drawn attention from fellow Premier League sides Arsenal and Chelsea. While Serie A champions AC Milan are also scouting the 27-year-old. La Liga giants Real Madrid are also monitoring the forward’s situation. This interest comes after the club missed out on the signing of French superstar Kylian Mbappé.

Is Rahmen Sterling a good option for Chelsea?

The Telegraph have reported that the blues are looking to sell at least one of Christian Pulisic, Hakim Ziyech, and Timo Werner in the summer transfer window. While there are still massive doubts over the future of club-record signing Romelu Lukaku. Defensive duo Antonio Rüdiger and Andreas Christensen have already agreed to join Real Madrid and Barcelona in the summer.

They look set to be joined by Marcos Alonso and club captain César Azpilicueta. Both the Spanish defenders are close to joining Barcelona in the summer on a free transfer. To add to the long list of problems. star midfielders N’Golo Kanté and Jorginho are both out of contract at the end of next season.

The new owner Todd Boehly may have to dig deep into his pockets in the summer transfer window. While he may be willing to spend big in his first window in charge to win over the Chelsea faithful. Raheem Sterling may be the perfect man for the situation. The forward could be available for as low as £50 million in the summer. Sterling has even started at times as the main number nine for his side and he could even take up the striker role at Chelsea.

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