It’s amazing what a few last-minute winners can do.
Man City are set to make Raheem Sterling the Premier League’s top-paid player.
The league leaders want to reward the England international for his match-winning form this season with a weekly wage of approximately £300,000-a-week.
According to the Sun, Sterling is likely to leapfrog Man United’s Paul Pogba, who is on £290,000 a per week, to become the best paid player in the league.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic was on more before his injury meant new terms with a fresh deal for this season.
Sterling has two full seasons left on his current deal and City want his future tied to the club.
A new contract was likely at the end of the current campaign but City will accelerate talks as Sterling has made amazing progress under Guardiola.
The 22-year-old’s last-gasp winner against Southampton in midweek was his 13th goal of the campaign, beating last season’s total already.
Sterling was reported to be on £180,000 a week when he arrived from Liverpool in July 2015.
Your round, Raheem…