Transfer Talk: Man City's Raheem Sterling open to Barcelona loan in January

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The top European leagues have closed the summer transfer window! Many clubs waited until the very last minute to complete their transfers after a busy summer of international football. Check out our evaluation of the most important signings and all the deals. The window will close in January but that doesn't mean that rumors won't continue to circulate.

TOP STORY - Sterling opens to Camp Nou Switch

Sport reports that Raheem Sterling, Manchester City's winger, would consider a move to Barcelona in January.

According to reports, the LaLiga club attempted to make a move for the 26 year-old last summer and proceeded with a loan move in the window.

Although the deal fell apart in the last week of the window due to lack of interest from Sterling's camp, the club is confident they can still secure a deal for the winter.

Although the winger is reported to be earning a high salary, Catalan club members are prepared to pay him as the club navigates financial difficulties.

Sterling wants to leave the Etihad in search of regular first team football. Over the last year, Sterling's influence has declined and he is now less influential at the club. Jack Grealish was signed to highlight the strength of the club's depth in wide areas.

Barcelona has struggled to score goals. This was not helped by Sergio Aguero's injury.

Barca has only managed 11 goals this season. Real Madrid, who lead the pack with 22 goals, has scored twice as many. A few more goals could help the club compete again, as they are currently in 9th position in the table.

Raheem Sterling is open for a move to Barcelona to get more playing time. Matthias Hangst/Getty Images

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