The 26-year-old England worldwide has been with the Premier League champions since 2015 when he moved from Liverpool.
However, he has made simply two Premier League begins this season underneath coach Pep Guardiola.
Speaking on the FT Business of Sport US Summit, Sterling stated: “If there was the chance to go elsewhere (for extra sport time), I might be open to it at this second in time.
“As I stated, soccer is a very powerful factor to me – challenges that I’ve set myself from a younger age and goals as properly, to play overseas.
“As an English participant all I do know is the Premier League and I’ve all the time had one thing down (in me) that perhaps at some point I might like to play overseas to see how I might come up towards that problem.”
Sterling might get a uncommon begin on Saturday towards Burnley after City winger Ferran Torres suffered a fractured foot whereas taking part in for Spain on the Nations League.
Despite his few begins, Sterling, whose take care of City runs till 2023, says he will not be working to Guardiola’s workplace to demand extra taking part in time.
“I’m not an individual that is going to complain. I’ve not tried to make it a much bigger deal than it truly is,” Sterling stated.
“I get on with my work, do what I have to do. And I’m simply raring to go – taking part in soccer matches repeatedly, rating objectives repeatedly.”
Meanwhile, Sterling added that he believes racist abuse continues to not be taken as significantly as different social subjects.
Following England’s defeat to Italy on penalties within the Euro 2020 last at Wembley, Jadon Sancho, Marcus Rashford and Bukayo Saka have been all targets for social media trolls after lacking spot-kicks within the shoot-out.
“I really feel when it’s talked about (as) racist abuse, I do not really feel prefer it’s taken as significantly as should you would point out sure different subjects,” he informed the summit.
Sterling admitted it was “disappointing” for his England team-mates to have been focused by their very own supporters.
“You are coming to work, to do your utmost finest to try to win a soccer match, to step up and be counted, to take a a penalty to your nation,” he stated.
“I do not assume lots of people perceive the stress that some individuals are underneath.
“I usually imagine that the boys have been assured after which, after all, lacking which, as a participant, no-one likes to overlook a penalty.
“But on the identical time, it’s important to have that confidence, have that perception inside your self to step up with thousands and thousands of individuals watching you.”