Manchester City fans believe Raheem Sterling should be sold in the January transfer window.
Halfway through the football season is fast approaching and by the turn of the year, the clubs will once again be able to make signings and sales in the transfer market.
City tend not to be too active in January, with Aymeric Laporte in 2018 being the last major arrival and with few players leaving the club over the winter.
Blues fans may want to see that change in the upcoming window, after naming Sterling as the only regular man who should leave the club.
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BUT Sport asked readers to take part in a poll where they could vote on which players should be retained and which should be sold.
Out of the entire first-team squad, Sterling had the lowest percentage of fans who thought he should be kept at just 30.6 percent.
Despite returning to his best for England during the 2020 European Championships, Sterling has once again struggled for form and minutes so far this season and is still out of favor with Pep Guardiola.
The striker has only started three times in the Premier League, and with his contract expiring in 2023, fans seem to think January would be a good time to make money on a player who appears to have lost his spark in blue after years . with great success.
Barcelona have been heavily linked with Sterling over the past week, with a switch to Frenkie de Jong, and Guardiola even suggested the Catalans would be able to pick up any of City’s players.
“I honestly have no idea. I do not know anything. Not that I would tell you that anyway,” he told reporters, quoted by Mundo Deportivo.
“If Barcelona are interested in any of our players, I am convinced they can get them. Barca continue to be an attractive club, more than attractive. The city, the club, the history and this for the coaches, for the players always seduces a lot.
“If Barcelona interest one of our players, they will put the machinery into operation, it’s a liner.
“Barca can use their media to influence signings. Such is the case with Barcelona; they can do what they want, good or bad. ”
The only other player who did not reach the threshold that fans wanted him to stay was Dutch center-back Philippe Sandler, who is currently on loan at sister club Troyes.
Nathan Ake was the second closest with 51.8% of the fans who wanted him to stay, and Riyad Mahrez continued with 79.3%.
Every other player had a rating of at least 80%, with Phil Foden leading by 98.4%, followed by Joao Cancelo (98.1%), Bernardo Silva (97.9%) and Ruben Dias (97.5%).
Man City player retains or sells results:
- Foot – 98.4%
- Cancel – 98.1%
- Bernardo – 97.9%
- Days – 97.5%
- Palmer 97.2%
- Rodri – 97.2%
- Stone – 96.9%
- Walker – 96.3%
- Gundgoan – 95.9%
- Debruyne – 95.7%
- Torres – 94.3%
- Grayish – 93.3%
- Steffen – 92/9%
- Ederson – 92.5%
- Jesus – 91.5%
- Laporte – 89.5%
- Fernandinho – 84.7%
- Zinchenko – 83.7%
- Carson – 82.1%
- Mahrez – 79.3
- Ake ―― 51.8%
- Sandler – 34.6%
- Sterling – 30.6%