In the summer of 2015, winger Raheem Sterling made a big-money move to Manchester City. It was not without controversy as the youngster was booed at almost every ground. He has finally revealed why he made the decision to quit Liverpool for the blue side of Manchester in an interview with Four Four Two.
“It was just about the players who were here. I could name ten or eleven who have played at the highest level - people like Sergio Aguero, David Silva, Yaya Toure,” stated Raheem. “For me to develop my game I’ve got to be playing with the best and that is why I came here.”
The English international realized that Liverpool was stagnant under Brendan Rodgers and indicated that there were no hesitations when City pursued his signature.
“When I found out they were interested in signing me, there were no second thoughts,” he said. “I want to be here fighting for trophies for the next ten years, and there is no better place to do that than here.”
Supporters will be delighted to hear that the 21-year-old is happy at the club and foresees himself staying for years to come.