The Telegraph says a shock move for Sterling could be on the cards with the England international entering the final year of his contract.
Sterling is reportedly set to wait until after England's Nations League fixtures in June before making a decision on his future.
Now the takeover has been approved by the UK government, as well as Portugal - Roman Abramovich has a Portuguese passport - and the European Commission, plans can be made to take Chelsea forward and take on the top two.
This will include handing manager Thomas Tuchel a transfer war chest of around £200m, factoring in proceeds from anticipated player sales in the summer window.
Todd Boehly spoke to Tuchel and the players following their final day win over Watford and acknowledged the need to act quickly to secure targets.
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