• Sterling signs five-year deal at the Etihad Stadium
• 20-year-old winger set to join pre-season tour in Australia
Raheem Sterling has signed for Manchester City from Liverpool on a five-year contract for £49m. Sterling will now join Manuel Pellegrini’s squad on the pre-season tour to Australia.
Sterling, who will wear the No7 shirt, underwent the necessary medical checks on Tuesday after an agreement between Liverpool and Manchester City was struck on Sunday afternoon on a deal which will cost City an initial £44m, with a further £5m due in add-ons.