Manchester City and Chelsea have agreed a fee of £45 million plus £10 million in add-ons for the transfer of Raheem Sterling, according to an emerging report.
The England international has been linked with a move to Stamford Bridge all summer, with talks between the two clubs over a fee progressing week-on-week.
After hitting up 30 premier league appearances in the last season campaign, Sterling needed assurance of consistent gametime before committing to another long-term deal.
After conversations with City boss, Sterling acknowledged quickly that he was never going to get them guarantee at Etihad and has been on free mode to contact other clubs.
Real Madrid and Barcelona gave signs of interest in, both have been long-term admirers of Sterling but Chelsea came up to be established frontrunners with immediate effect.
With Thomas Tuchel being keen and in love to renovate his squad with Raheem Sterling replacing Romelu Lukaku who has been loaned out on a long term to Inter lately.