Manchester Metropolis have rejected Chelsea FC’s opening bid of €30m for Raheem Sterling, in accordance with Italian journalist Fabrizio Romano.
The Blues have been linked with a swoop to signal the England worldwide this summer season to bolster Thomas Tuchel’s attacking choices in extensive areas.
Chelsea FC are considered out there to signal a brand new attacker seeing as Romelu Lukaku might return to Inter Milan this summer season following his tough season at Stamford Bridge.
Sterling is dealing with the prospect of falling additional down Pep Guardiola’s pecking order at Manchester Metropolis subsequent time period after the Residents confirmed the £51m signing of Erling Haaland from Borussia Dortmund.
The 27-year-old has beforehand been linked with Chelsea FC’s London rivals Arsenal however, if the latest reports are to believed, the Blues seem extra prone to signal Sterling within the 2022 summer season switch window.
Romano has revealed that Chelsea FC had an preliminary bid of €30m rejected by Manchester Metropolis for the four-time Premier League winner.
However the Italian switch skilled is tipping the Blues to return with a greater supply within the coming weeks for Sterling.
Romano wrote on Twitter: “Raheem Sterling, Chelsea prime goal as reported final Tuesday. Man Metropolis need round €55m/60m – method for €25m and add-ons turned down.
“Chelsea will likely be again with new bid quickly – as Man Metropolis are open to let him go.
“Man Metropolis need €100m/110m from Gabriel Jesus and Sterling.”
Sterling scored 13 instances and made 5 assists in 30 video games in Manchester Metropolis’s title-winning season.
The Residents signed Sterling in a £51m deal from Liverpool FC again in 2016.
Sterling has netted 131 objectives in 339 video games in all competitions for Manchester Metropolis over the previous seven seasons.