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Sterling will see out Liverpool contract, says Rodgers

Sterling will see out Liverpool contract, says Rodgers

May 22, 2015

LONDON, May 22 — Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers expects Raheem Sterling to see out the remaining two years of his contract despite claims made by the winger’s agent that the England international will snub any new deal. Sterling’s future has been the subject of intense media scrutiny since he put contract talks on hold with his agent Aidy Ward saying this week that the 20-year-old would not extend his stay even if he was offered £900,000 (RM5.1 million) a week. Liverpool scrapped... Read more

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James Morrison of England plays himself out of trouble in the second round of the BMW PGA Championship in Virginia Water, Surrey, in England May 22, 2015. — Paul Childs/Action Images/Reuters pic

James Morrison of England plays himself out of trouble in the second round of the BMW PGA Championship in Virginia Water, Surrey, in England May 22, 2015. — Paul Childs/Action Images/Reuters pic