The Three Lions international is now destined to become the first signing of the Todd Boehly era as the American has made his own moves to seal the deal quickly.
While it is expected to be a busy summer for Chelsea in the transfer market, the club are yet to welcome their first new signing through the door. While plenty of talks appear to continue over targets, it seems as though there are more moves away to come
Talks between Chelsea and Manchester City over Raheem Sterling’s proposed switch to Stamford Bridge have accelerated significantly in recent days.
There is a growing confidence of a deal being struck and an agreement is edging closer.
It is thought the fee for Sterling, who is set to sign a four-year contract at Chelsea, will be around £45million. Sterling has already held positive discussions with Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel over how he would be utilised at Stamford Bridge, and that conversation solidified the Raheem Sterling’s desire to leave City.