Raheem Sterling struck late to give Manchester City a memorable 3-2 win over Schalke in Gelsenkirchen on Wednesday night, and it’s advantage City going into the return leg.
In the wake of the win, Raheem Sterling has been highlighted on Thursday’s sports pages, with headlines such as “Raheem to the rescue” and “Sterling rescues City”.
City Watch tweeted the papers on Twitter and Raheem responded to them, making light of the fact the usual headlines about him tend to be negative.
Raz wrote: “Wow nice headlines….. gonna make a screenshot of these cause it might not happen soon again 😅😅”
Wow nice headlines….. gonna make a screenshot of these cause it might not happen soon again 😅😅 https://t.co/ark369UeZ5
— Raheem Sterling (@sterling7) February 20, 2019
Let’s hope recent events have turned the tide with Raheem and the media, and we now see more headlines like these about England’s great young winger:
"Raheem to the rescue"
🗞️ Thursday's sports pages covering tonight's win over Schalke! pic.twitter.com/3tGSie7PkB
— City Watch (@City_Watch) February 20, 2019