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Liverpool: Rodgers defends the ‘boy’ Sterling by questioning his intellect

by | 5th, April 2015

Raheem Sterling is all over the Sunday sports sections. The Liverpool tyro Liverpool’s best player in their 4-1 defeat to Arsenal is going nowhere.

 

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But he might be. Keeping hold of a very good young English player who sees glory elsewhere is not easy.

And Brendan Rodgers isn’t helping. The Sunday Times leads with “Rodgers escalates war over Sterling”. Rodgers says Sterling has been turned by his agent, Aidy Ward.

“I’ve had a good chat with [Sterling], gave my opinion. This is a young kid who has been advised to do something else. You’re not a 20-year-old boy who picked up the phone and asks to speak to the BBC. You don’t do it. And him in particular.”

 

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Rodgers is a patient, intelligent man. But calling Sterling a “boy” is foolish. Telling him that he’s easily led by the big bad agent and not capable of

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