Raheem Sterling has claimed that his current spell at Chelsea is one of the lowest moments of his career.

However, the England international added that he hopes to use this as a learning curve. Chelsea are twelfth in the league with a meager 39 points from 33 matches.

They have been knocked out of all cup competitions and have gone on a losing run of six matches across competitions under caretaker chairman Frank Lampard. Relegation from the Premier League is still a mathematical possibility, albeit a very slim one.

The Englishman was allowed to leave the FA and joined Chelsea last summer for a fee of £47.5m. However, his first season at Stamford Bridge was not impressive.

Sterling has accumulated just seven goals and three assists in 34 appearances across competitions so far. Speaking to Sky Sports, the former QPR academy player said via ESPN:

“Personally, this is one of the lowest points in my career. It may sound a little strange, but it’s also a great learning curve. It’s been smooth sailing and winning and winning but sometimes things in life get thrown at you. It’s a challenge I look forward to, which is hitting it head on and not trying to hide.” from him.

he added:

“It will only make me stronger and also the group stronger. These challenges, not only in football but in life as well, it’s crucial to how we approach things and how we start next.”

Sterling used to win trophies regularly during his time at the federation. He left Liverpool to join Manchester City in July 2015 at the age of 21 and has won 12 domestic titles, including four in the Premier League.

Chelsea’s interim coach supports Raheem Sterling to change his form

Chelsea caretaker manager Frank Lampard has given his full support to struggling Blues star Raheem Sterling.

The England forward has scored just once in his past 13 appearances across competitions. However, Lampard believes his reputation will not threaten his place in Chelsea’s starting line-up – at least not now.

Speaking ahead of his team’s away match against Bournemouth on Saturday (May 6), the former Everton manager said, via Metro:

“Of course maybe the team’s form this season hasn’t been great, so there can always be a lot of contributing factors to individual form. He’s got a balance in the bank. He keeps working, and I think things around him are falling into place, I think with Raheem will show what he showed in his career.”

Sterling signed a six-year deal last summer, so he has plenty of time to turn his Chelsea career around.

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