LONDON (Reuters) – Raheem Sterling confirmed his departure from Manchester City in an emotional message to the membership’s followers on Wednesday.
The England ahead, who performed 225 Premier League video games for City and scored 91 league targets since becoming a member of from Liverpool in 2015, is predicted to be a part of Chelsea.
“To the teaching workers who’ve performed an enormous function in my growth over time,” Sterling stated in a press release on Twitter. “To my group mates who’ve grow to be extra than simply these I share a pitch with. To the backroom workers. To the workplace workers. To the followers who’ve tirelessly supported the group.
“And to everybody concerned with Manchester City, my respect for you could not be higher.”
Sterling received 4 Premier League titles, one FA Cup and 4 League Cups with City and in addition reached the Champions League ultimate in 2021, dropping to Chelsea.
“What a trip it has been. I’m grateful for the ups and downs, as it is the downs which have, at instances, examined my energy and resolve, and enabled me to stand right here in entrance of you as the very best model of myself,” he added.
“I arrived in Manchester a 20-year-old, at the moment I depart as a person. Thank you on your infinite help. It’s been an honour to put on the shirt of Manchester City.”
Sterling, who has one yr left on his City contract, didn’t point out Chelsea in his assertion nevertheless it has been reported that he has signed private phrases.
(Reporting by Martyn Herman; Editing by Christian Radnedge)