The very best is but to return, insists Metropolis and England star



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10 Nov 2018, 01:16 IST
Manchester Metropolis star Raheem Sterling

Raheem Sterling believes he has way more enchancment in him underneath Pep Guardiola at Manchester Metropolis after signing a bumper new cope with the Premier League champions.

The England winger has reached phrases working till the top of the 2022-23 marketing campaign that might reportedly earn him as a lot as £300,000 per week.

Sterling joined Metropolis from Liverpool in 2015 and has proved himself an integral member of Guardiola’s free-scoring facet.

Season-on-season on the Etihad Stadium he has been concerned in a higher variety of objectives and, with seven strikes and as many assists to his title this time period, the 23-year-old feels the sky is the restrict.

“There’s undoubtedly much more to return,” he advised Metropolis TV. “There’s stuff that I am nonetheless engaged on. There’s by no means a time after I suppose ‘that is the place it stops’.

“I all the time wish to get higher and, finally, get my numbers up. I wish to rating extra objectives, get extra assists and assist the crew as a lot as attainable.

“However not attempt to be egocentric or something like that. I am an individual who tries to do my greatest for the crew but when I am producing and different gamers are producing that is solely going to assist the crew.”

Sterling’s beautiful strike towards Shakhtar Donetsk in midweek underlined his continued development in entrance of objective, one thing he attributes to having a calmer head when probabilities fall his method.

“Generally you see the objective and get giddy,” he stated.

“With time, I began to grasp what I used to be doing in entrance of objective and stopped dashing it.

“Simply be extra ruthless and do not suppose an excessive amount of about it – do what you do every day with the coaches on the coaching pitch.”

Together with Guardiola’s affect, taking pictures drills with assistant coach Mikel Arteta on the coaching subject have additionally had an impression.

“Mikel does particular person bits with me and all of the attackers, and if the coaches see one thing they will come to you and talk about it,” Sterling added, with Sunday’s derby showdown at house to Manchester United subsequent on the agenda.

“On the finish of the day they will solely achieve this a lot and whenever you get on the pitch you need to replicate what you’ve got been doing with these guys. Mikel has been large.”

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