Former Liverpool boss Roy Hodgson says he will not interfere with club business over Raheem Sterling

Roy Hodgson

The England manager was discussing the recent speculation over Raheem Sterling.

Raheem Sterling's future at Liverpool looks to be in major doubt. The England international is apparently set to leave the club in the summer, especially after the drama surrounding his agent Aidy Ward today.

The young attacker has so far refused to sign a new deal at Liverpool and told the BBC that the decision not to sign a new deal had nothing to do with money, but that he wanted to win trophies.

Now it looks as though his status at the club has diminished rapidly and a move away from Liverpool appears to be the only likely solution.

He will be looking forward to the end of the season and time with the national team, after being called up for the upcoming ties with Slovenia and the Republic of Ireland.

He will of course be managed by Roy Hodgson in those fixtures, himself a former Liverpool boss. But Hodgson, who was sacked after just six months at Anfield, stated today - as reported by the FourFourTwo:

"I'm always available for players. Raheem has been with us a long while and if he wanted to talk to me, that's fine.

"As far as I am concerned a contract situation is between the player and the club and it is club business and I won't be poking my nose into club business. I'd expect him to do the job he has always done for us."

Liverpool fans are now seemingly beyond the point of hoping he stays at the club, much like they once felt about Hodgson. What remains to be seen is where he ends up and how it offends the Liverpool faithful.

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