Sterling reveals the main thing Tuchel wants from him

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Despite being a winger, Raheem Sterling has had a knack for being a goal threat for most part of his career.

The England international has hit double figures for goals in the Premier League in each of the last five seasons.

Last season, Sterling scored 13 Premier League goals – a feat that none of the Chelsea strikers could achieve last term.

Sterling has revealed that Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel loves his directness and wants him to become an even bigger goal threat particularly inside the box.

Asked about his conversations with Tuchel and what the Chelsea boss wants from him, Sterling replied: “What he said to me was just about my directness, always threatening in behind. Not always wanting it to feet, going in behind.

“But most important is how I attack the box and with the full-backs that we have here he said it’s [something] he wanted to see a lot more of. So that was the main thing in our conversation.”

Sterling was impressive in his debut against Everton, and would need the rest of the frontline to be at par with him.