Have Newcastle lived up to the hype? The 33-year-old joined the Toffees back in 2014 after he was released by Chelsea, but left fans baffled by opting to take the unusual shirt number.

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one asked. Here is everything we know about the shirt number that Raheem Sterling could wear at Chelsea. Both are currently unavailable at Chelsea, with Malang Sarr occupying the former and Timo Werner occupying the latter. It is unknown whether Sterling taking over the No. Bizarrely, he didn't wear the same number after he left Anfield to join Aston Villa in 2005; hinting that there may not even be a sentimental reason behind his odd choice. We could be about to see more of the same from him at Stamford Bridge or a brave new rebirth into a totally different player, Thank you for reading 5 articles this month* Join now for unlimited access, Enjoy your first month for just 1 / $1 / 1, *Read 5 free articles per month without a subscription. Tuchel isn't much of a purveyor of front-two formations but a number of forwards at his disposal capable of playing across the frontline, a fluid attack might see Sterling as the creator-in-chief behind two other players. Gyan made a huge impact during his brief stint in the Premier League with Sunderland, but he caused a stir on international duty by donning the No.3 shirt for Ghana.

He became the first senior signing of the Todd Boehly era, but has since been joined at the London club by Senegal defender Kalidou Koulibaly. Get the best features, fun and footballing frolics straight to your inbox every week.

The wildcard option. For City, they have managed to recoup a transfer fee for Sterling, despite his contract expiring next summer when he could have left the Etihad Stadium for nothing. 9 shirt in a professional contract, or even as a gentlemans agreement. Baros arrived at Liverpool back in 2002 - and he instantly left fans scratching their head by wearing the No.5. Sign-up to the free Chelsea newsletter. The 27-year-old's movement is world-class and with Chelsea's wing-backs in particular partial to a surprise late dash into the box, Sterling is the kind of forward able to vacate the area to allow his teammates in. Raheem Sterling reveals great 'connection' with Chelsea star as Thomas Tuchel plans new attack. We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you've consented to and to improve our understanding of you. In a clip shared on social media, Sterling can be seen signing shirts held up to him by a group of fans. The Arsenal youngster has continued his injury recovery by watching the Chelsea and Manchester City stars. Kante is in his final year with the club, and Paris Saint-Germain is reportedly interested. Three women have revealed why they have had their accounts banned, Jack Grealish branded a 'f***ing idiot' after starting scuffle during Man City friendly, Manchester City beat Club America in their latest pre-season friendly with Kevin de Bruyne scoring twice but Jack Grealish has come under fire for starting a scuffle, Woman ends up in A&E after using mouthwash to drown cockroach that crawled in her ear, A woman has documented her disgusting ordeal on TikTok after she woke up with a cockroach near her ear before it crawled inside and proved impossible to dislodge, Jesse Lingard 'joins Nottingham Forest' on 200k-a-week deal - but only for 12 months, Jesse Lingard has ended speculation about his future by snubbing West Ham to join newly-promoted Nottingham Forest on a one-year deal, bringing his time at Manchester United to an end, Demi Rose displays hourglass curves as she sizzles in teeny plunging corset, Demi Rose has left her fans in complete and utter awe after the stunning social media sensation shared a dazzling snap donning a teeny corset paired with figure-hugging jeans, Cheaters 'caught red handed' by partners in photos that ruined relationships, These women discovered their men were cheating on them when they saw incriminating images on smartphones, doorbell cams and iPads and decided to share their findings on social media. 9 shirt in his club career, having been assigned No.

If you have any questions or comments, please dont hesitate to contact us. Following his move to London, Sterling said: Ive obviously achieved a lot in my career so far, but there is still so much more to achieve and Im really looking forward to doing that in a Chelsea shirt, under Thomass management.

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Sterling previously wore the number seven at Man City, but that is unavailable - barring a change - as N'Golo Kante is the current incumbent. National World Publishing Ltd. All rights reserved. 7. 9 player. Johnson turned out for a number of different Premier League clubs during his career, but the right-back settled at his final club, Stoke City, back in 2015. Adele radiates happiness as she holidays in Sardinia aboard super yacht, Supermarket worker shares secrets to saving up to 90% on your weekly food shop, Meghan 'accused Victoria Beckham of indiscretion' - with 'damaging' call to David, Polar bear pleads for help from humans after getting tongue stuck in tin can, Subscribe to Daily Mirror and Sunday Mirror newspapers. Ajax are clearly concerned that they may still lose Antony to Manchester United before the transfer window closes. Chelsea paid Man City 55M for Raheem Sterling. 2. "He's at a new club and barely 3 days he joined, you want him to give a bad impression to his new set of fans?" Squad number history in the national team, Dec 8, 1994 (27), Zinchenko set to complete Arsenal move - Arteta's summer spending to pass 130m, Raheem Sterling joins Chelsea - Manchester City generate transfer profit. England forward Raheem Sterling has linked up with his new Chelsea teammates in the United States after completing his big money summer move from Manchester City. The last player to sport the No. However, the striker explained that the number was a "powerful" one.

The numbers are not confirmed for the season ahead and may yet be changed before the Premier League season kicks off against Everton on August 6. Both players have flown to the US to join in the tour following their arrivals at Stamford Bridge last week. The Blues are now waiting for a decision from Sevilla, though that could be impacted by Barcelona's ability to quickly generate funds. Meanwhile Raheem Sterling will also wear the same number as a former Chelsea fans' favourite, having been handed the No. "He is someone who has been there for a very long time. If you want to warn someone, you warn them once, then twice and the third time you take action.. Heres why you can trust us. Gyan said: Three is the shirt I wore as a teenager in Ghana. However, the German forward could be leaving Stamford Bridge this summer, freeing up not only space for Sterling, but also the No.

There's a lot more to Sterling than just goals, despite him refining his game down to pure output over recent years at Manchester City. You will receive a verification email shortly. Daily Star has taken a look at her last wishes before her tragic death, 'I'm 22 stone but will still snatch your man I can't help that I'm a hotty', Plus size model and influencer Olivia influencer says she has no trouble when it comes to 'snatching a man' as she branded herself 'hot AF'. Raheem Sterling will be Chelseas highest earner following his switch to Stamford Bridge. Im really looking forward to meeting the fans there soon. However, once again both numbers taken by Timo Werner and Malang Sarr respectively. At Chelsea, Kai Havertz has emerged as Tuchel's top option to lead the line. Thank you for signing up to Four Four Two. 7 shirt at Manchester City, but the full-back is far from the only Premier League star who has taken on an unusual shirt number, For the latest from the pitch sign up for our football newsletter. But does the 50-year-old have any children?

But we're not quite sure he lived up to the same standards as some of the legendary figures who have worn that number down the years for Arsenal, including Dennis Bergkamp. New Chelsea signing Raheem Sterling has shown he has moved on from his Manchester City past by snubbing the shirt of his former club.

We hope you enjoy our updates as much as we enjoy offering them to you. The Blues are undergoing severe structural change as the new owners plan to create a sustainable model at the club. And, after a whirlwind trip across the Atlantic, the forward endeared himself to waiting Chelsea fans. 26," accompanied with two blue heart emojis. 26 was the former England international, but it appears Terry has already given his blessing for Koulibaly to wear the iconic number. 7 (in place of Kante), No.

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