Raheem Sterling faces decision as Man City’s Oleksandr Zinchenko makes emotional statement
Here are your Manchester City evening headlines on Wednesday, June 1.
Sterling faces City future decision
At the forefront of Raheem Sterling’s mind when it comes to playing football is the legacy he will leave when he hangs up his boots.
The Manchester City forward has already been responsible for considerable change in the game off the pitch after deciding to speak out against racial equality, important trailblazing work for which he has been recognised by the Queen with an MBE. Sterling, though, is as keen to be remembered as one of the all-time greats for his efforts with a ball at his feet.
Having won four Premier League titles in five years as one of the most important cogs in a Pep Guardiola machine that is increasingly regarded as one of the best ever seen in English and world football, the 27-year-old is already a considerable way towards achieving what he wants. However, the greatest are never satisfied with what they have done when they can instead look forward to what they could yet achieve.
Zinchenko sheds tears in Ukraine press conference
Oleksandr Zinchenko broke down in tears during an emotional press conference before the Manchester City star and his Ukraine teammates get down to business against Scotland.
While the Russian invasion of his homeland continues, Zinchenko and the Ukraine national side are set to take on the Tartan Army at Hampden Park tonight (Wednesday, 7.45pm). The winner of that showdown will meet Wales for a last place in the 2022 Qatar World Cup finals this winter.
Russian troops are still on the ground in Ukraine having launched an invasion in February. Since then, pretty much the entire world — including NATO members — have rallied together in support of Ukraine.
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