Raheem Sterling Joins Chelsea, Confirms Manchester City Exit
Raheem Sterling has confirmed he will complete his move from Manchester City to Chelsea on Wednesday after penning an emotional farewell letter to the Premier League champions.The Blues have reportedly paid £50m for the England international, who has put to paper on a five-year deal at Stamford Bridge.
Thomas Tuchel Keen On Senegal Star
Chelsea are close to agreeing a deal with Napoli to sign Senegal centre-back Kalidou Koulibaly as they look to rebuild their defence for next season, according to Sky in Italy. The deal is expected to be closed on Wednesday for a fee of between £32m €38m and £33.7m €40m.
Talks have been rumbling on with Manchester City for Nathan Ake but no agreement has been struck to date, denying the Dutchman an emotional return to west London.
He remains a player of interest to Thomas Tuchel and with Manchester City ready to sell, there is confidence a deal can be struck this summer. However, Chelsea was about to make an official announcement regarding the inclusion of Sterling on July 13. Chelsea fans are eagerly waiting for the moment when the footballer will be part of their squad. Football fans are showing their eagerness and excitement on Twitter.
There is excitement at Barcelona, as the Catalan club have announced this Wednesday an agreement in principle with Leeds United for the transfer of Raphinha. Now, he’ll be the latest Brazilian star to call the Camp Nou his home, as he is expected to sign a contract that will run until 2027.
Although Barcelona haven’t revealed the fee, it is believed that they’ll pay a fixed fee of around 55 million euros to Leeds for the player, with this potentially growing through add-ons.