After French star Kylian Mbappe renewed his contract with Paris Saint-Germain and rejected Real Madrid's offer and Manchester City's success in including Norwegian Erling Haaland, the "Royal" is looking for alternative strikers in the summer transfer market.

One of those players who appeared as a potential option for Los Blancos is Manchester City striker Raheem Sterling, who was closely linked to Barcelona's loan last January after losing his position in the starting lineup of Pep Guardiola.

Although Sterling has developed a lot under the Spanish coach, he is no longer a regular player with the team and was taken from the bench in the second half of the decisive match for Man City against Aston Villa last Sunday in the final stage of the Premier League.

And in a report published by the newspaper "Daily Star", it was mentioned that "Al-Meringi" wants to include Sterling for about 59 million euros, as he has been following the former Liverpool striker for a long time.

At 27, Sterling is nearing the height of his career and, having reached impressive heights with the Blues, may now be looking for a new challenge.

Sterling's place at Real Madrid

The problem with Sterling - according to the newspaper "Marca" - is that he loses leadership or be the star of the first team, as was the case with Mbappe.

Despite his development in attack and scoring since Guardiola took charge, the "Royal" fans do not think that Sterling is better than Brazilian striker Vinicius Junior, who has developed well recently, according to "Marca".

Moreover, Rodrygo finished the 2021-2022 season in great shape, and "Marca" raised the question of whether contracting Sterling put the development of young players in Real at risk, especially when looking at the success of the patience style with Vinicius.