Posted on October 20, 2021 at 12:30 p.m. by Th.B. updated on October 20, 2021 at 12:31 p.m.
In the sights of FC Barcelona, Raheem Sterling is linked to PSG and Liverpool as has been discussed in recent hours. And as for a contract extension, the Englishman would have put his conditions.
On the sidelines of the next transfer sessions, FC Barcelona would consider considerably strengthening the squad trained by Ronald < strong> Koeman . And to do this, Joan Laporta would work on several files behind the scenes and in particular that of Raheem Sterling. Under contract until June 2023 in Manchester City , and where he no longer has an indisputable starting status despite Euro noticed with The Three Lions this summer, the Skyblues striker opened the door to a new challenge abroad who only evolved England since the start of his career, last week at the Financial Times Business of Sport US summit. “If there was the option to go elsewhere to have more playing time, I would be open to that … As an English player all I know is the Premier League and I have always thought that maybe one day I would like to play abroad and see how I would meet this challenge ”. FC Barcelona could therefore achieve its ends with Sterling . It would still have to be available on the market.
PSG and Liverpool, potential destinations for Sterling?
According to information released by Goal, PSG should not be excluded from the equation Raheem Sterling . Especially since the club in the capital could testify in the coming months of the departure of Kylian Mbappé , whose contract only runs until next June. In addition, PSG would be the most likely option from a financial point of view. What complicate the task of FC Barcelona in their race to sign Sterling . Trained at Liverpool , a club he left in 2015 to join Manchester City , the England international continues to be shouted at when he returns to Anfield with the Skyblues. Nevertheless, according to The Daily Mirror, the daughter of Raheem Sterling would be forcing behind the scenes so that her father can don the tunic of Liverpool next summer. Should the Reds still agree to bring back their former winger. But what does Raheem Sterling want?
Sterling not motivated by money, but …
In recent hours, Goal revealed that a contract extension for Raheem Sterling in Manchester City would always be a great possibility, although discussions on a possible extension are pending between the entourage of the English international and Skyblues executives. City would be inclined to carry out this operation. But it will take a different argument than a salary increase to convince Sterling who is not motivated by the money after Goal. The sporting project and his status would be more important in the eyes of the City forward. FC Barcelona is warned.