As per a report from Spanish outlet Don Balon, European champions Real Madrid have set their sights on a move for Manchester City winger Raheem Sterling.
English international Sterling has long been regarded as one of the most talented youngsters in the Premier League, with the hefty sum (around £49 million including bonuses) splashed out by Man City to bring the blistering attacker to the Etihad from Liverpool in 2015 having proven exactly that.
However, despite his immense potential, Sterling was often criticised in the past for his poor final ball and lack of composure in front of goal.
This season, though, has seen the 22-year-old put such traits firmly behind him, under the tutelage of Pep Guardiola.
Incredibly, despite it being only January, Sterling has already found the net on 18 occasions across all competitions for City, blitzing his previous best return of 12 for an entire season.
He has also racked up 4 assists to go along with his hefty goal tally, leading to widespread claims that Sterling has finally fulfilled his potential to establish himself as one of the Premier League’s finest players.
La Liga bound?
And, as per the aforementioned report from Don Balon, the Citizens’ star’s performances have seemingly not gone unnoticed outside of England, with claims this morning that Spanish and…