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Sterling Totally Frustrated Under Potter At Chelsea –Richards

Sterling Totally Frustrated Under Potter At Chelsea –Richards

Former Manchester City defender, Micah Richards, has disclosed that Chelsea star, Raheem Sterling is finding life difficult under manager Graham Potter.

The England international has made an underwhelming start to his Chelsea career, scoring just five goals in 18 appearances across all competitions for Potter’s side so far.

In an interview with BBC Sports, Richards believes Sterling is still figuring out how he can play under Potter.

“I still rate Raheem very highly, but he looks a little lost,” Richards told BBC Sport.



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“It’s like he is a bit frustrated in terms of Chelsea’s set-up and, tactically, does not know what they want him to do.

“Raheem joined another top club in Chelsea, and it looked like the perfect move for him. But then they changed their manager, and we have all seen the upheaval that has followed.

“The whole team are still figuring out how they play under Potter, so Sterling is not the only one who has to work that out.

“Using him in different positions has not helped. Ideally, I want to see him high and wide up the pitch, preferably on the left.”


Style of play


Sterling plays as a wingerattacking midfielder or striker, though he is more comfortable as a natural winger. Sterling has been praised for his adaptability and ability to play wide, at the tip of a midfield diamond and centrally, offering flexibility. Known for his pace, low centre of gravity, and dribbling skills,Sterling has been compared to Alexis Sánchez by his former manager Brendan Rodgers. Rodgers has also praised him for offering a “real threat,” his use of pace with composure and his maturity. Despite his small stature, he also possesses considerable upper-body strength, which aids him in withstanding challenges, and retaining possession


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