I always knew Raheem Sterling wasn’t the right signing for Chelsea – Frank Leboeuf

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Chelsea legend Frank Leboeuf admits he is ‘not happy’ with Raheem Sterling’s contributions for Chelsea this season.

Leboeuf is still disappointed by Sterling’s output and says he has ‘not changed his mind’ that Chelsea targeted the wrong player last summer.

“I never like to be too hard on some players, I want to respect the man first and I want to respect the player,” Leboeuf wrote in a column on Si & Dan Talk Chelsea. “You don’t play for Liverpool, Man City, and Chelsea being an average player.

“But when Raheem Sterling arrived at Chelsea I said that he wasn’t the guy to bring you something else, something extra.

“If Pep Guardiola decided to get rid of him then there must be a reason why. I said £50m was too much for him.

“But on the field he is not a leader, he is quite clumsy. Even if I was happy to see him scoring two goals against Forest, I have to say that I’m not happy with his performances overall since he arrived.

“He loses the ball too much, misses chances, and being just too clumsy. He is a big name but let’s say that you want to sell him now to any other club in the world, you will have nobody who will pay what we paid for him.

“I’m happy that he scored but I think it’s too late to change my mind on him and what he brings to the club.”