Raheem Sterling hopes the arrival of Jack Grealish at Manchester City will help him raise his target tally.
The 26-yr-old is hunting ahead to linking up with England team-mate Grealish at club amount next the former Aston Villa captain’s British history £100m swap to the Etihad Stadium.
Sterling netted just 14 times in all competitions for Pep Guardiola’s aspect last season – 17 fewer than the 2019/20 marketing campaign – but, actively playing alongside Grealish, he is on the lookout for a lot more this time.
“They have signed a great participant and another person that wishes to confirm himself at the greatest degree,” explained Sterling. “I don’t consider there is any better club for him to attempt and do that.
“He is a player that constantly would like the ball, he receives in very good pockets of space and he is innovative.
“It provides another inventive player to this staff which I am seriously excited about so with any luck , he can add a few additional goals to my tally.
“When you include great gamers to your workforce it is usually a great detail. He is a participant I think can genuinely have a wonderful occupation below.”
Sterling’s type fell away very last season but he was 1 of England’s stand-out performers during their run to the ultimate of Euro 2020 in the summer season.
Possessing had a crack due to the fact, he now feels refreshed and all set for the new Premier League marketing campaign.
Sterling reported: “It is good to be back. The first few times are a little bit rusty, but it is excellent to be back again. I had a fantastic summer months holiday for a 7 days or so, and now I am raring to get back again to coaching.
“It is enjoyable and it is a season that I am truly on the lookout ahead to. I have received all my electrical power and interest to target on going into the year and I am really on the lookout forward to it to be genuine.”
Champions City start off their title defence at Tottenham on Sunday, stay on Sky Sporting activities.
Sterling reported: “We have enjoyed [being champions], but it is finished, it is done. The last year is more than and performed with, so we are not going to get the trophy once more this 12 months by searching back at past year.
“We know what we have to do, we have to appear out rapidly in the league and just perform our football, that is the most significant factor.”