The former Liverpool striker believes that Sterling will want to leave City at the end of the 2019-20 campaign.
As reported by BBC Sport on Friday evening, City have been banned from all European club competitions in 2020-21 and 2021-22 after being found to have committed serious breaches of UEFA’s club licensing and financial fair play regulations.
The Citizens have also been fined €30 million (£25 million), and the decision is subject to appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport.
Sterling, who can also operate as a winger, was on the books of Liverpool from 2010 until 2015 when he joined Premier League rivals City for an initial transfer fee reported by BBC Sport to be worth £44 million.
As reported by BBC Sport, the England international - who has won the Premier League title twice with the Citizens - had asked to leave the Reds and City had two initial bids turned down by the Merseyside outfit.
Aldridge wrote on Twitter: “Here you go folks!!fifa have got b***s after all.Theyll do well to keep their better players who want to play on the big stage now??Sterling has his excuse already.”
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