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Raheem Sterling signs new three-year contract extension

Raheem Sterling signs new three-year contract extension

Sterling had been in negotiations with City for several months and the England winger has finally agreed to the bumper new deal after being linked with a move to Real Madrid. However, while Karim Benzema has been fit but struggling with form, Gareth Bale has been struggling period.

He scored 23 goals last season as the Blues won the BPL and Carabao Cup.

The 23-year-old is now tied to City until 2023, with reports earlier this month claiming his extended contract would be worth £300,000 ($389,000) per week, making him England's best-paid player.

Raheem Sterling has signed a contract extension that will keep him at Manchester City until 2023.

He has started the new campaign impressively as well, playing a role in 11 goals in just nine league outings as City sit top of the table ahead of Sunday's Manchester derby. While his salary and pay per week hasn't yet been released, it's bound to be somewhere around £200,000 per week, keeping him on par with the rest of Manchester City's world-class squad.

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'I'm delighted to sign, ' Sterling told the club's official website. 'I felt from the minute I got here it was the right choice for me. "It's paid off and I'm really grateful", he added.

'Every season you come in you want to do better than your previous season.

Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously had reported that Premier League champions Manchester City are reportedly struggling to reach a new agreement with their star winger Raheem Sterling.

Sterling played a vital part last in last season's domestic title success, scoring 18 goals and setting up another 11. "His statistics tell their own story", Begiristain said. "How we've developed with Pep with and without the ball, it's always nice for attacking players to have as much possession as possible, It's been a real joy".