The 27-year-old is anticipated to bear a medical within the subsequent few days.
Chelsea hope the deal shall be accomplished in time to permit the England ahead to hitch the membership’s pre-season tour in the US.
Chelsea are set to finish the signing of Raheem Sterling having agreed a £47.5million switch payment with Manchester Metropolis, the PA information company understands.
Sterling has remained Chelsea’s high goal this summer season, though the Blues had been strongly linked with Leeds ahead Raphinha and his fellow Brazilian Richarlison.
Tottenham ultimately signed Richarlison from Everton.
It’s understood Sterling has agreed private phrases on a five-year contract with the choice of an additional 12 months.
Sterling joined Metropolis from Liverpool for an preliminary £44m in July 2015 and has performed a key function of their success beneath Pep Guardiola.
He has gained 4 Premier League titles, one FA Cup and three League Cups on the Etihad Stadium, and scored 131 targets in 339 appearances for the reigning Premier League champions.
Sterling grew up in north-west London and started his profession at QPR earlier than becoming a member of Liverpool in 2012.