Chelsea sign Raheem Sterling from Manchester City

English forward, Raheem Sterling has completed his move to Chelsea from Manchester City in a deal worth £47.5m.

The 27-year old signed a five-year contract with the London side with an option for a further year.

Sterling has linked up with Thomas Tuchel’s side on their United States pre-season tour.

On Moving to Chelsea, Sterling said in an official statement to the club’s website:

First and foremost, it’s a pleasure to be here.

‘I’ve obviously achieved a lot in my career so far, but there is still so much more to achieve and I’m really looking forward to doing that in a Chelsea shirt, under Thomas’s management.

‘London is my home and where it all started for me, and it’s amazing I now have the opportunity to play in front of friends and family week in, week out at Stamford Bridge. I’m really looking forward to meeting the fans there soon.

‘I do want to take the opportunity to thank Todd, Behdad, the ownership group, Thomas, and all involved in the process of getting me here.

‘I can’t wait to get going now and continue to do my talking on the pitch.’

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