Raheem Sterling signs Manchester City contract extension to 2023

Manchester Derby referee Anthony Taylor has been blasted by City fans

Manchester Derby referee Anthony Taylor has been blasted by City fans

"The first half was not so good, we played without the intention to attack", Guardiola said. Bernardo put another good shift in today, coming up with an assist for David Silva's opening goal and completed some diligent work in the last ten minutes to win the ball back and see out the victory.

Sterling joined City from Liverpool for £49 million in 2015 and won the league title and League Cup last season.

The 23-year-old England forward's previous deal at Etihad Stadium was due to expire at the end of next season.

He said: "It's well known we're delighted with him and would like him to continue".

The new deal comes in the week that German news magazine Der Spiegel alleged City overvalued sponsorship deals to help meet Uefa's Financial Fair Play (FFP) rules.

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It's not the first that time that Sterling, 23, has been the subject of media criticism with the England forward targeted for everything from buying sausage rolls to having a dirty auto.

Manchester City think extremely highly of Raheem Sterling judging by the contract recently agreed between the two parties. You enjoy that but at the same time it is a bit of pressure.

A breakdown of the deal shows that the 23-year-old winger will earn about £275,000-a-week for the three-and-half years the contract will run.

A win for Mourinho's men would leave them six points behind their bitter local rivals heading into the final global break of the season.

A win for United would move them to within six points of their rivals but defeat would leave them 12 behind their neighbours. The vision the club gave me sold me straight away. "With the coaching staff and the players we have in this team it's the ideal environment to develop and get better". "The best way is to keep the ball and he did it with Leroy and Phil. If I'm producing and other players are producing that will only help the team".

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