CHELSEA have officially announced the signing of Raheem Sterling in a £50million deal.
The 27-year-old joins the Blues on a five-year contract, with the option of a further year.
Sterling confirmed he was leaving Manchester City earlier today after posting an emotional goodbye message to the club.
And now his move to Stamford Bridge has been rubber-stamped.
He joins Chelsea with bags of experience under his belt – as well as four Premier League winners medals.
The England ace has jetted to the USA to join up with his new teammates on their pre-season tour after becoming the first signing of the Todd Boehly era.
Sterling shared a three-minute video on social media documenting his highlights at the Etihad, and wrote a lengthy statement as he waved goodbye to the Etihad.
Defender Kalidou Koulibaly is expected to follow Sterling through the doors at Stamford Bridge.
The Napoli centre-back is close to sealing a £34m switch to the Blues.
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