• Raheem Sterling: I have more freedom under Pep Guardiola

    Raheem Sterling: I have more freedom under Pep Guardiola

    The youngster has scored four goals to lead Manchester City to third in the Premier League this season, and he feels he can improve even further under the Catalan.

    Manchester City star Raheem Sterling says he is enjoying more freedom under manager Pep Guardiola and has warned his best is yet to come.

    After struggling on and off the field last season, Sterling has quickly emerged as one of Guardiola’s key men at the Etihad Stadium this term.

    Sterling has scored four goals […]

  • Ferdinand blast the referee’s decision to book Sterling for diving

    Ferdinand blast the referee’s decision to book Sterling for diving

    The Manchester United legend believes the City star was unfortunate to win a penalty after seemingly being felled by Samuel Umtiti.

    Rio Ferdinand has criticised referee Viktor Kassai’s decision to book Raheem Sterling for diving against Barcelona.

    Inside the opening quarter of an hour, Sterling cut inside Samuel Umtiti and appeared to be felled by the centre-back, although replays suggested the Manchester City winger went to ground easily.

    Rather than award a penalty, referee Kassai booked Sterling for diving and former Manchester United […]

  • I forgot my identity under Pellegrini – Sterling

    I forgot my identity under Pellegrini – Sterling

    Raheem Sterling felt like he lost his “identity” under Manuel Pellegrini and is enjoying the freedom granted to him by new Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola.

    Sterling joined City for a reported £49 million ahead of the 2015-16 campaign, but was criticised during a modest debut season at the Etihad Stadium, completing 90 minutes in the Premier League on just eight occasions and contributing six goals.

    This term the former Liverpool winger has been rejuvenated, supplying two assists and four goals in […]

  • Townsend replaces Sterling in England squad

    Townsend replaces Sterling in England squad

    Crystal Palace winger Andros Townsend has replaced Raheem Sterling in the England squad after the Manchester City forward withdrew due to an unspecified injury, the Football Association announced on Monday.

    Townsend, 25, was last called up for England’s pre-Euro 2016 friendlies against Turkey and Australia. He has won 11 caps and scored three goals.

    Sterling has been in impressive form for City under new manager Pep Guardiola, although he produced a subdued display in their 2-0 defeat at Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday.

    England […]

  • Manchester City’s Raheem Sterling named August Player of the Month

    Manchester City’s Raheem Sterling named August Player of the Month

    Manchester City’s Raheem Sterling has been named Premier League Player of the Month for August after his impressive start to the season.

    Sterling, 21, beat Chelsea’s Eden Hazard, Manchester United’s Antonio Valencia and Hull City’s Curtis Davies to land the prize. The former Liverpool forward has thrived under Pep Guardiola, scoring two goals, setting up one and winning a penalty to help City make a 100 percent start to the season.

    He has started all three of City’s victories in the Premier League […]

  • Raheem Sterling, Eden Hazard up for Premier League Player of the Month

    Raheem Sterling, Eden Hazard up for Premier League Player of the Month

    Raheem Sterling, Eden Hazard, Antonio Valencia and Curtis Davies are nominated for the Premier League Player of the Month for August.

    Sterling has thrived under new manager Pep Guardiola and helped Manchester City to make a 100 percent start to the season, scoring two goals, setting up one and winning a penalty.

    Hazard has had a similar impact under Antonio Conte at Chelsea, winning three games out of three, scoring two goals in the process and making the most successful passes in […]

  • He’s been a massive help – Sterling reveals Guardiola impact

    He’s been a massive help – Sterling reveals Guardiola impact

    The winger has no doubts who has been responsible for turning his form around, crediting the Catalan’s confidence in him for his impressive displays this term.

    Manchester City star Raheem Sterling lauded manager Pep Guardiola for his “massive help” in turning his form around.

    The England international has been instrumental in helping City win their opening three Premier League games this season, including netting a brace in Sunday’s 3-1 victory over West Ham.

    While Guardiola has played down the influence he has had […]

  • RIP Raheem Sterling: Reaction as Manchester City seal Leroy Sane transfer

    RIP Raheem Sterling: Reaction as Manchester City seal Leroy Sane transfer

    Manchester City have today announced the completed transfer of Leroy Sane from Schalke, which is surely bad news for Raheem Sterling.

    The England international had a miserable summer at Euro 2016, which followed a less-than-spectacular first season at the Etihad Stadium.

    Forever haunted by that massive £49million price tag that City paid Liverpool for him, Sterling just can’t seem to do enough to deliver for club or country at the moment, and the arrival of Sane could make things even harder.

    Unsurprisingly, fans […]

  • Jordon Ibe has ‘more natural ability than Raheem Sterling’ – Redknapp

    Jordon Ibe has ‘more natural ability than Raheem Sterling’ – Redknapp

    Jamie Redknapp has backed Jordon Ibe’s decision to quit Liverpool for Bournemouth and says the winger has more natural ability than Raheem Sterling.

    Ibe, 20, joined the Cherries in a £15 million club record deal, but former Liverpool and Bournemouth player Redknapp insists the England under-21 international’s value could double within two years.

    “I think it’s a great piece of business for Bournemouth,” Redknapp told the Bournemouth Echo. “Although it’s a lot of money, when you look at the current climate he […]