Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has confirmed a possible raid of Raheem Sterling ahead of 2022, MySportDab reports.
The England International has been linked with a move away from the Etihad which his manager just confirmed the possibility of it happening.
Raheem Sterling could be seeing a way out of Manchester City soon if everything goes well as reported.
The forward has been struggling for game time under Pep Guardiola despite being one of the best player in the team.
The manager prefer using the likes of Phil Foden over Sterling as his attacking option with Gabriel Jesus now their regular number nine man.
Things at the Etihad has looked frustrating the Barcelona target who is eager to make a move elsewhere in attempt to secure his spot in National team.
Raheem Sterling continues to see a move from Manchester City to Barcelona mooted for a long time now which could be happening soon.
Pep Guardiola has conceded that La Liga giants could complete a raid on his ranks when the January transfer window opens in few months time.
What He has told Mundo Deportivo:
“If Barcelona are interested in any of our players, I am convinced that they can get them.”
This could be an hint that the move could be happening as expected with a new man taking over things at the New Camp.
Xavi Hernandez was recently appointed as the new manager of Barcelona following Ronald Koeman being sacked by the club.
They are now looking at Raheem Sterling as their main target when the January window opens as they are open to negotiate a deal for the forward.
The England man will be looking to make the move in attempt to get regular playing time with the FIFA World Cup happening next year.
He want to make sure he does not miss out making the team due to his lack of game time with Manchester City next year.