'There's another step': Chelsea star insists he can get better, thinks Stamford Bridge is the 'perfect' place for him

Chelsea star Raheem Sterling thinks he can get better as a player, especially now he’s in his new environment at Stamford Bridge.

Sterling, 27, is now a Chelsea player after completing his transfer from Manchester City this summer.

The England attacker has got his Blues debut out of the way already during pre-season, so there’s a lot of excitement around what he’s going to bring to the XI when the new campaign begins next month.

He arrives in West London as a four-time Premier League winner. The left-winger has 109 Premier League career goals so far, too.

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Sterling thinks he can get better

Chelsea fans will be excited to hear Sterling’s comments about where his game is at.

The £47.5million speedster is confident he can still go through the gears to become a better player, which is brilliant news for his new manager Thomas Tuchel.

“I know how much more I have to offer. I still feel within myself that there’s another step that I’ve been fighting to get on to and I think this is the perfect platform for me to do that,” Sterling said.

“Hopefully I can do that in person at the Bridge for many years to come and just keep bagging them goals in, simple as that!”

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20-goal man?

Will Sterling be the first Chelsea player since Diego Costa in the 2016/17 season to hit 20 Premier League goals in a single year?

The ex-Man City winger has achieved that feat once before in his top-flight career, along with returns of 18 league goals (2017/18) and 17 league goals (2018/19) as well.

He’s a proven player that is already impressing his new teammates. For example, Kai Havertz has been singing his praises after working with him for a few days.

There’s no doubt Sterling has the kind of speed, movement and directness that should help the other forwards playing alongside him.

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A sports journalist who graduated from Staffordshire University in 2016 and is a Chelsea supporter. Loves anything football or cricket related when it comes to England.