“Raheem Sterling has forgotten that he’s twenty years old” – Liverpool fans react to forward’s interview

1 Apr 2015

After Raheem Sterling gave a frank interview on his Liverpool future, fans offered their own assessment of his words.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Tuesday, December 9, 2014: Liverpool's Raheem Sterling looks dejected against FC Basel during the final UEFA Champions League Group B match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Talking to BBC Sport this week, Raheem Sterling claimed: “I don’t want to be perceived as a money-grabbing 20-year-old.

“It’s not about the money at all. It’s never been about money. I talk about winning trophies throughout my career. That’s all I talk about.

“I just want to focus on football and, when it gets to the end of the season, assess my position as a 20-year-old player playing in the Premier League.”

Sterling’s words, whether damaging in their intention or not, have inevitably sparked a range of reactions from Liverpool supporters.

Some took a realistic approach to the news that Sterling had turned down a new £100,000-a-week deal…

Others took umbrage with Sterling’s “flattered” stance towards reported interest from Arsenal

Some took Sterling’s words and turned them towards the club, and their approach to business…

https://twitter.com/M_Sweeting/status/583309795408609280

Or simply questioned the circumstances surrounding Sterling’s words…

https://twitter.com/Andrew_Heaton/status/583315137005793281

While some are already looking ahead to a future without Sterling…

What is your take on Raheem Sterling and his Liverpool future? Let us know in the comments below.

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