La Liga’s Barcelona has their eyes firmly set on signing a striker this January, and Manchester Metropolis’s Raheem Sterling is on the high of their want record.
Mundo Deportivo reported that Barcelona now has the capital to make a transfer for the disgruntled Sterling in the course of the winter switch window.
Sterling was supposed to affix Barcelona in the course of the summer time, however talks broke down within the last weeks.
The Spanish aspect stays assured that they will signal him away from Manchester Metropolis on a mortgage transfer.
Sport.Es corroborated this story in a manner after they reported that Sterling may be very a lot excited to depart the Etihad Stadium and turn into the first striker for Barcelona.
The outlet additionally revealed that Barcelona sporting director Mateu Alemany’s journey to Manchester was not for Manchester United star Edinson Cavani however for Sterling.
The £100 million ($136 million) signing of Jack Grealish this summer time has left Sterling languishing on the bench as Manchester Metropolis seems to be to win a 3rd title in 4 years.
A transfer to Barcelona would permit Sterling to play a a lot greater function after Lionel Messi’s stunning departure this summer time.
The identical out additionally divulged that Sterling’s aspect and Barcelona have saved a wholesome line of communication in latest weeks, so it is probably not shocking to see the England worldwide sporting a Blaugrana jersey in the direction of the latter half of the season.
Barcelona is in dire want of scoring this season after Sergio Aguero’s harm, and a transfer for Sterling ought to be capable to assist fill that gap.
The Camp Nou aspect is at the moment in ninth place in La Liga with 11 factors, 11 factors behind league-leading Actual Madrid.
The one sticking level to this point is Sterling’s wages, however Barcelona is greater than keen to barter a deal for the English standout by the winter switch window.
Manchester Metropolis at the moment sits at third place after a 2-2 draw with Liverpool and can look to safe first place by pulling off the win towards Burnley on October 16.