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FOOTBALL: Jamaica-born Sterling signs £49m deal with Man City, most expensive English player ever

Published:Tuesday | July 14, 2015 | 7:55 AM
The signing of the 20-year-old Sterling will cost City £49 million (US$76 million).

MANCHESTER, England (AP):

Raheem Sterling has completed his move to Manchester City from Liverpool, making the winger the most expensive English player ever.

The signing of the 20-year-old Sterling will cost City £49 million (US$76 million).

Sterling has a signed a five-year contract at City, which is now clear of UEFA Financial Fair Play restrictions.

City manager Manuel Pellegrini says "Sterling is one of the best attacking players in world football."