Real Madrid is said to be interested after missing out on Kylian Mbappe. Arsenal has also been linked with a move.
Thomas Tuchel will face a torrent of demands during the transfer window, given his current squad’s state of chaos.
Antonio Rudiger and Andreas Christen have already left, but the futures of a number of other first-team players are still up in the air.
While signing defenders and midfielders is important, increasing the forward threat is equally important.
When Romelu Lukaku returned to west London, he struggled, but Christian Pulisic, Timo Werner, and Hakim Ziyech’s prospects appear to be bright.
Chelsea might make a move for Manchester City star Sterling if one or more of the trio is released, according to the Telegraph.
According to journalist Matt Law, who confirmed the report on the London Is Blue podcast, Tuchel wants to bring the England international to Stamford Bridge.
One factor that is likely to persuade Sterling to agree to a transfer is playing time. On Sunday, the 27-year-old earned his fourth Premier League title with the club, but he was only in the starting XI for almost 60% of the games he played.
He had previously intimated that if the chance to move for longer minutes presented itself, he might be attracted, giving Tuchel food for thought.
“If there was an opportunity to go somewhere else for greater game time at this point in time, I would be open to it,” Sterling stated at the FT Business of Sport US Summit. As I previously stated, football is the most important thing to me, as are the tasks and dreams that I have set for myself since I was a child.
As a Premier League player, all I’ve ever known is the Premier League, and I’ve always believed that one day I’d like to go abroad to see how I’d do against a different challenge.”