Raheem Sterling ‘is negotiating to sell his £4.5m Cheshire home to Liverpool defender, and England team-mate, Trent Alexander-Arnold’, as the Manchester City forward closes on £45m move to Chelsea
- Raheem Sterling is on the verge of joining Chelsea from Manchester City
- Talks between the clubs over a potential deal have gathered pace this week
- The England international is set to sign a four-year contract at Stamford Bridge
- Trent Alexander-Arnold is in negotiations to buy Sterling’s Cheshire home
England right back Alexander-Arnold is believed to be considering relocating from south Manchester, according to the Daily Mirror.
The 23-year-old currently resides in the same road as Liverpool team-mate Alisson and former Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba.
Raheem Sterling appears to be planning for life after Manchester City amid Chelsea interest
Trent Alexander-Arnold is reportedly in negotiations to buy Sterling’s Cheshire home
And it’s believed Alexander-Arnold is in negotiations to buy Sterling’s Cheshire home – fuelling further speculation that the Manchester City and England forward could be on the way to the capital.
There is a growing confidence of a deal being struck and an agreement is edging closer.
Sterling won the Premier League title with City last season but wants to leave the club
It is thought the fee for Sterling, who is set to sign a four-year contract at Chelsea, will be around £45million.
Chelsea and City have been in regular talks over the England international, who has scored 131 goals in 337 appearances across seven seasons at the Etihad Stadium.
The Blues have already made a formal approach to City for the signing of Sterling, with a view to wrapping up the deal by the end of the week.
Sterling has already held positive discussions with Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel over how he would be utilised at Stamford Bridge, and that conversation solidified the 27-year-old’s desire to leave City.
Thomas Tuchel is keen to add the 27-year-old forward to his side ahead of the new season