Official: Raheem Sterling joins Manchester City

One of the longest transfer sagas of this summer has finally concluded after the England winger left Liverpool to sign for the two-time English Premier League winners

The talented winger had told manager Brendan Rodgers that he wanted to leave Anfield this summer and has now been granted his wish after the Reds finally chose to accept a 49 million pound offer for the want away winger from Manuel Pellegrini’s side.

The youngster leaves the club amid controversial circumstances after twice refusing to show up at training sessions and then being omitted from the squad that has traveled to Bangkok for preseason training.

And now, the news has been also confirmed by the Citizens as the 22 year old¬†becomes the club’s record signing, eclipsing the previous record that was made when the cash laden Manchester club paid ¬†La Liga side, Atletico Madrid 38 million pounds to acquire the services of star striker, Sergio Aguero.