Is Raheem Sterling getting less recognition than he deserves? Does he deserves to be among the top players in European football? We'll take a look at the England international rise to prominence in country and club since joining Liverpool from QPR then currently at Manchester City.
Raheem Shaquille Sterling, started his footballing career in 2003 at Queens park Rangers academy before joining Liverpool for £600,000 in 2010 by the then Liverpool manager Rafa Benitez. He made his first senior debut as a substitute in a league match against Wigan Athletic, aged 17 years and 107 days, becoming the third-youngest player to play for the club in the process. In August 2012, he made his European debut for the club, coming on as a substitute in a UEFA Europa League qualifying match against Gomel, replacing Joe Cole in a 0–1 away win.
From 2012-2015 Sterling went on to score 18 goals in 95 appearance for the reds before finally joining Manchester City On 12 July 2015, a deal was agreed for his transfer for an initial £44 million, with a further potential £5 million in add-ons, subject to personal terms and a medical, which would make him one of the most expensive transfers of all time.
Raheem sterling since joining Manchester City has gone on to score a total of 46 goals for the citizens, scoring 18 last season to crown man. City champions. He's currently on 15 goals with few matches to spare before the end of the season and boy has he been an asset to pep Guadiola's attacking trio. He's superp form has not been limited to just English competitions as the former Liverpool man has scored 7 goals in his last 48 appearance for English with the latest coming in tonight's 5-0 win to Czech RepublicCzech Republic moving his tally to 10 goals. Its a turnaround that has seen his manager Gareth Southgate label him as a 'role model', while Jadon Sancho also revealed Sterling has been a big help to him and Callum Hudson-Odoi since they were called up to the England squad, but has the City attacker deserves the spotlight With the likes of Mbappe and the likes? Your opinion!
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