Raheem Sterling last week completed his £49 million move to Manchester City. This move has been repeatedly criticised by the media after Sterling was offered advice from everybody from Paul Gascoigne to his former captain Steven Gerrard.
Pretty much all of them told him to stay at Liverpool, but he chose to ignore the advice and saw nothing but dollar signs.
Sterling hasn't exactly been the model professional in his short career so far, following multiple lawsuits and bust ups with his boss.
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He has now decided that his career would progress better if he was to move to Manchester City. Either that or he thought his bank account would progress better by going to City. Let's be honest, he didn't go to City because he loves the club or because of their fans.
He will be on an absolutely ludicrous contract at Manchester City and that is all he has thought about when making the decision to move his career on.
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He didn't take any notice of players such as Jack Rodwell or Scott Sinclair who made the same move to City for the same reason, didn't get played and now both play for mediocre teams.
There is now a highly likely chance that this will happen for Sterling, despite the fact he is only 20 years old he seems to think that he needs £200,000 a week to get by. What's wrong with the £100,000 a week he would have been getting at Liverpool?
Yes it may be less money but he still makes what most normal people make in three years, in a week. Had he stayed at Liverpool, he would still be rich as they come, and he would still have an amazing career ahead of him.
He has completely disregarded the big picture, he looked at the offer he was given for his contract and just completely forgot that he is only at the start of his career.
He has ruined it before he has even started. I wonder what the odds are on Sterling signing for Aston Villa in two or three years time, after he has spent his entire time at City on the bench or the treatment table watching his team mates win titles and regretting how greedy and stubborn he had been.
Even if they are a lesser team than City, he should have stayed at Liverpool.
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