Recently, the news that England ace winger Sterling is leaving Manchester City has been rumored by the outside world. It is reported that Sterling has already planned to leave the team due to the lack of stable playing time in Manchester City, and his current favorite team is the Blues Chelsea. Coincidentally, Chelsea coach Tuchel also admires Sterling very much, so Sterling’s joining Chelsea seems to be gradually becoming a reality.
Once Sterling leaves the team, it will be necessary for Manchester City to find a replacement for him. According to the latest revelation by well-known football journalist Skira, Manchester City have found a perfect replacement for Sterling. He is the ace winger Rafael Leo currently playing for AC Milan in Serie A.
Rafael Leo, a popular Portuguese star and main international, was born in June 1999 and just turned 23 this year. Rafael Leo is not only tall and strong, but also outstanding in foot technology. He is a versatile player on the forward line. He can serve as both a center and a winger who instigates an attack. He needs to be physically and technically skilled, and he has various technical indicators such as speed, strength, dribbling, passing, and shooting. They are all very good and can be called a new generation of geniuses in Portuguese football.
According to statistics, in the past season, Rafael Leo played a total of 42 games for AC Milan, and in these 42 games, he contributed a total of 14 goals and 11 assists to the team. Shoot, the offensive firepower is bursting. If Manchester City can sign him, they will undoubtedly find the best replacement for Sterling.
In fact, it has not been a day or two for Manchester City to look at Rafael Leo. According to reporter Skira, Guardiola has always liked Portuguese players with technical flow, and Portuguese stars such as B seat, Cancelo, Ruben Dias are all his favorite players. Therefore, Rafael Leo has also been in the range of Guardiola’s signing targets. It is reported that since April last year, Guardiola has been investigating Rafael Leo and has a soft spot for it. Now that Sterling is leaving the team, Guardiola naturally sees Rafael Leo as the best replacement for Sterling.
It is reported that Rafael Leo’s contract with AC Milan will expire in 2024. At present, he has not completed a contract extension with the Rossoneri. If Manchester City pursues Rafael Leo at this time and makes an attractive offer, it is not ruled out that AC Milan will nod in agreement.Return to Sohu, see more
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