With contests against AS Roma and Real Madrid in store, the squad was expecting hard fixtures during their pre-season tour. Just three minutes into the contest, Raheem Sterling beat the offside trap and raced in on goal.
Sterling scored within three minutes of his first appearance for City on Tuesday night in Melbourne but had already been booed by that stage as he fell over the ball following his first touch of the game.
The 32-year-old Ivory Coast global midfielder had been heavily linked with a move away from the Etihad Stadium this summer when his agent Dimitri Seluk claimed he was certain to depart for pastures new.
Raheem Sterling had a dramatic start to his Manchester City career with a quick goal, a blatant penalty denied, and some exciting link play with the excellent David Silva. “We are very pleased with the players we have brought in”, he said.
Steven Gerrard has slammed want-away Liverpool attacker Raheem Sterling for his actions this summer as Manchester City prepare to test Liverpool’s resolve with a final offer worth £45m, according to the Mirror. Liverpool are forced to leak this sort of ludicrous nonsense to...