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Raheem Sterling reveals why he joined Chelsea from Man Metropolis

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Raheem Sterling has revealed his main causes for becoming a member of Chelsea from Premier League champions Manchester Metropolis.

The 27-year-old joined the Blues in a deal value £47.5m, penning a five-year contract at Stamford Bridge after a trophy-laden spell in Manchester.

Eyebrows had been raised that Sterling would select to stroll away from working with Pep Guardiola, who has led Metropolis to 4 Premier League titles within the final 5 seasons, however the England worldwide had seen his sport time marginalised during the last 12 months.

Sterling did nonetheless characteristic in 30 Premier League video games, scoring 13 occasions, and performed an extra 17 matches in all competitions. Nonetheless, he clocked up simply 2,128 minutes within the high flight and 23 begins – comfortably the bottom since his first season at Metropolis.

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The England worldwide has confirmed his transfer to Chelsea was pushed by a need to look again on the prime years of his profession as an upward curve, fairly than a declining interval of not beginning as usually as he beforehand had.

“As an individual, you attempt to realize. I felt my playing-time at Metropolis was being restricted for various causes and I could not afford to waste time,” Sterling stated. “After I look again I didn’t need to see a decline and I need to hold that degree.

“For the reason that age of 17, I’ve been a daily starter. However to get to a peak time in my profession and never be enjoying as common was one thing I didn’t need to settle for. I attempted to combat and alter the state of affairs however it didn’t come.

“At first, I had a number of choices however this was the one which was tailored for my private objectives. It made quite a lot of sense for my household and with the course of the membership. They’ve been in 4 or 5 finals in the previous couple of years and it made quite a lot of sense.

“I’ve quite a lot of reminiscences and high moments at Metropolis however within the 12 months and a bit that I used to be out and in of the group it made me worth quite a lot of issues. It was tough and my children went to high school there however it’s a kind of issues in life the place you need to make the appropriate choice for your self and your loved ones.”


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