Report: Arsenal leading chase for £300k-a-week forward
The Gunners have endured a difficult season, failing to even qualify for Europe.
Such a poor campaign is likely to prompt a shake-up in the squad and a bolstering of the ranks.
And according to The Sun, Arsenal have set their sights on Sterling.
However, the outlet also claims that Tottenham have been offered Sterling and Gabriel Jesus in a bid to land Harry Kane.
Sterling’s superstar CV
He has made 292 competitive appearances for the Etihad side, clocking up 87 goals and 35 assists.
Sterling has won three Premier League titles, an FA Cup, five League Cups and two Community Shields.
In addition, he has won 61 caps for England and is in contention to make the Euro 2020 squad.
One of Guardiola’s most-loved players
In November last year, Pep Guardiola said of Sterling: “He is an exceptional player.
“With his physicality he plays all the minutes. He is one of the most fantastic players I ever had in my career.”
“He is a better player than when he arrived. He’s exceptional.
“I am pretty sure of his mentality and desire to win and improve a lot. He deserves a lot.
“I wish in three, four, five years he will be a much, much better player than he is today.
“Will he be one of the best in the world if he carries on improving? My advice, I would say to him don’t think about this. It makes no sense.
“Just enjoy the life; focus and destiny will dictate who he becomes as a player. It depends on him.”
Sterling is a top player who has shown he can deliver at the highest level.
However, he has fallen behind Phil Foden in the City pecking order.
In terms of Arsenal, they’re already fairly well-stocked with attacking players.
And even if they could match his wages, wouldn’t they be better off spreading them out amid several players to build a new spine?
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