According to a report from Sky Sports via City Chief, Raheem Sterling could be on the verge of signing a huge new contract following ‘positive’ initial discussions with his agent – but some supporters are slightly divided over the figures.
Sterling, who was a key part of City’s historic domestic treble-winning side of last season, scoring 17 goals and assisting 10 others in the league as well as bagging the winning penalty in a Carabao Cup final shoot-out against Chelsea, could be handed a much better contract that would take him above Kevin De Bruyne in earnings.
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Reportedly, the Englishman could sign a deal that would elevate his current £275,000 per week wage beyond De Bruyne’s £350,000 per week deal – prompting some supporters to ask questions.
There’s no denying Sterling’s crucial impact over the last two seasons, showing immense progress under Pep Guardiola at the Etihad and seemingly catapulting into a world-class forward.
Here’s how the fans reacted with mixed opinions over his alleged new deal.
Lets not overpamper this lad, i know he has the quality but anything over 400k would be extravagant
— *African Giant* (@EmodiAugustine) November 26, 2019
Deserved, he’s quickly becoming our most marketable star.
— Alberto Buckley (@Abuckley000) November 26, 2019
Thats an insane amount but if it means he stays then I’m happy
— 🎄 (@octberboi) November 26, 2019
No don’t get it at 400k. It’s too much and maybe it will break the wage structure?
— Mohamed Abdulkadir (@mohamedamiin2) November 26, 2019
Omg Tears are pouring in the comments, Sterling is making his life. Clearly the best and most reliable. 4 straight seasons of being a regular starter , affects game, never injured. You can keep crying, he is the best currently
— Marion (@Marion85978609) November 26, 2019
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Telephone numbers. Who needs extra cash when you are on £275,000 per week? £14,300,000 per year??? 🥴
— T Shepherd (@trevshep) November 26, 2019
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