It’s over. It’s a done deal. Raheem Sterling has signed for Manchester City for £49m, and the most arduous transfer saga of recent times has come to its drawn out conclusion.
And according to Twitter, Liverpool fans are mostly delighted by the announcement.
Here’s some of the tweets from this afternoon following the confirmation.
Nice to see the back of Sterling. Finally got rid of the bad vibes. #LFC
— Hassan (@kh1892) July 14, 2015
Sterling will be on more money than David Silva, but that’s not important to him.
— David Hickman (@DavidHickman87) July 14, 2015
Gutted to lose the on-field Sterling. Ecstatic to lose the off-field Sterling.
— LFC Round Up (@LFCroundup) July 14, 2015
Ian Ayre after receiving £49m for Sterling… pic.twitter.com/qPcMwsoxoG
— Scott (@RedsOrDead) July 14, 2015
Imagine liverpool v city at anfield this season sterling Gonna take some stick. 49 million you take that all day good business by the Reds — Adam Morgan (@AMorgan94) July 14, 2015
— Neil (@nizzlesquizzle) July 14, 2015
Bye sterling, thanks city for 49million — wann (@ridhuan_aminn) July 14, 2015
There are players out there who are both attainable and can contribute more than Sterling did, at a lower price/wage. It’s up to LFC to find
— Jay G (@JayG_009) July 14, 2015