Sterling discusses the reasons for leaving Manchester City

When asked about his departure from Manchester City, Raheem Sterling admitted that one of the main reasons was his playing time.

After seven years of loyal service to Manchester City, Raheem Sterling He made the decision to join Chelsea this summer. This is due to insufficient playing time in Pep Guardiola’s workforce. A decision in which the British international, who scored 17 goals and 8 assists in 47 games last season, admitted that he “I can’t bear to waste any more time”. In fact, during this season,red He saw his playing time falling somewhat, a situation which he wanted to remedy without success, justifying his choice to choose a new challenge by joining the blues.

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“I felt like it was time to play [Man] The city became limited for various reasons and I couldn’t bear to waste any more time.said the Kingston citizen in relayed remarks woman. When I look into the future, I have never wanted to look back and see ups and downs. So I had a feeling that I had to stay on the same level and that a new challenge was necessary. »

“Since I was 17 I’ve been a regular starter and I’m at the peak of my career, not playing regularly is something I wouldn’t accept. My character is trying to respond and change the scenario but that didn’t come and that’s it. (…) Playing time is limited, like everything, I’m 27 years old and I know my standards and I know what to bring to the team. I will not accept anything less. »explained before he relives his good times and recalls the experience gained between sky blue.

“I know exactly what I want from my life and from football”

“Of course, with my time at City there were a lot of great memories and moments. But the year I was out of the team taught me a lot about myself and made me appreciate a lot of things and try to put them in order. A lot of things happen for a reason and I kept that mentality. It was tough. My kids went to school there and my son misses my friends. But in life, you have to make the best decisions for yourself and your family.” Thus explained the new reinforcement of Thomas Tuchel.

“I feel like this is my whole journey, going to Liverpool and showing what I want, going to City and living the dream, and now I’m back in London as an adult, being in the game of football and feeling like I have a head on my shoulder. I know exactly what I want out of my life and from football. Now is the perfect time to take on a new challenge.”

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