English Premier League: Manchester City star Raheem Sterling binds his future to Pep Guardiola.
Raheem Sterling's performances this season should be highlighted. With 14 goals and 5 assists in 18 games, Manchester City wants to quickly shield their number 7 who is under contract until June 2023. However, the excellent relationship with his current coach, Pep Guardiola, could play on this desire to continue the adventure with the Citizens as reported by the DailyMail.
The former coach of FC Barcelona is under contract until June 2021. The international English is waiting for his club, which is ready to offer more than 520,000 euros per week. The goal for the Mancunian leaders is now to find a compromise with the possibility for the two big elements of the club to extend.
Recently, the British press assured that Raheem Sterling refused to extend with Manchester City until it was fixed on the future of Pep Guardiola. However, clarification has been made on this subject.
In recent seasons, Raheem Sterling has completely transformed into the Manchester City jersey, especially thanks to Guardiola. Between the two men, relations would be so excellent that their future would be bound. That would be the case anyway on the side of the British striker. Indeed, The Sun assured a few days ago that Sterling would have put in stand-by discussions with Manchester City about an extension of contract as long as it was not fixed on the future of Guardiola, including the departure is more and more often mentioned.
Guardiola-Sterling, related destinies?
Sky Sports recently says it would start moving behind the scenes about an extension of Sterling in Manchester City. And this signature would in no way be related to Guardiola as specified in the British media. A source thus assured that the rumors that Sterling had bound his future to that of Guardiola were totally false.
On another note, Guardiola spoke on the situation of his assistant, Mikel Arteta, who has been contacted by Arsenal for Unai Emery.
"Of course he'll be a coach someday, we'll finish the season and in the future, I do not know what's going to happen, I'd like him to stay with us as much as possible," he said in a press conference. And to continue: "His life is his life, and his professional desires are his desires. He is an incredible human being.I told him only a few months after starting our collaboration that he would be a coach one day."
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