Jamie Carragher: Raheem Sterling should be embarrassed to go into training

Raheem Sterling

Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher says it could be uncomfortable for Raheem Sterling today.

News broke last night via the BBC that Raheem Sterling is to tell Liverpool he wants to leave the club this summer.

The 20-year-old has not yet held his scheduled meeting the Reds, with his plans evidently leaked to the media, and former defender Jamie Carragher believes Sterling now faces an uncomfortable week, with the season still not over.

Speaking to SkySports, he said the England winger should be embarrassed to go into training.

"How does he got into training tomorrow? I'd be embarrassed to show my face. I wouldn't want to speak to the other players, the coaching staff, or the woman on reception."

Carragher is right that the situation would make most feel uncomfortable, but Sterling is accustomed to the attention and went through this already when he originally spoke to the BBC more than a month ago.

Contract negotiations should be private between club and player, which is part of the reason Carragher has been so critical of Sterling, blaming his representatives for the leaks to the media.

His fellow players will respect that they are ongoing even if they do not like the reports linking the youngster with an exit.

Carragher was highly critical of Sterling in comments reported by The Mail, adding: "What did Liverpool do in the Champions League? Nothing. What did Sterling do? Nothing.

"To do what he's done now. There's nothing worse than that. You keep your mouth shut - get on with playing football.

"You can't have a 20-year-old kid going up to the club asking for this and that every year. It's your job to take the club to these places."

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