Raheem Sterling set a new goal-scoring feat for Manchester City after his goal against Newcastle United on Sunday.
The England international opened the scoring in an emphatic 5-0 win to take his City tally to 129 goals since moving to the club from Liverpool in 2015; 89 of them came in the Premier League.
50 – Raheem Sterling’s opener was his 50th Premier League goal at the Etihad Stadium, becoming the second player to reach that goal on the ground after Sergio Aguero (106). elegant. pic.twitter.com/hFebSHqvYQ
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Sunday’s goal was his 50th Premier League goal for the Etihad, putting him behind Sergio Aguero in the scoring charts.
Only three English players have scored more than 10 goals and provided more than 10 assists in the Premier League season since the start of 2016/17:
◎ Raheem Sterling (2017/18)
◎ Raheem Sterling (2018/19)
◎ Harry Kane (2020/21)
◉ Jarrod Bowen (2021/22)
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The striker is hoping to add to his tally before the season ends as they still have three games to play against Wolverhampton, West Ham and Aston Villa; The last match is scheduled to take place at the Etihad Stadium in their last match of the season.