Delighted John Aldridge reacts on Twitter to Raheem Sterling news

Former Liverpool defender Rob Jones also offered a similar viewpoint.

Liverpool icon John Aldridge has reacted with delight on Twitter to the news Manchester City have had a £49 million bid accepted for Raheem Sterling.

The 20-year-old has made it very clear he wants to leave Anfield this summer and Aldridge is relieved the transfer saga now looks like it is coming to an end.

According to the former Liverpool striker, Sterling and his agent both win - and so do the Merseyside club.

Aldridge has warned, though, that Liverpool must spend wisely and recruit a proven goalscorer now, something they are very much lacking as part of a large yet unbalanced squad.

Aldridge continued, tweeting that Queens Park Rangers benefit from the deal, while former Liverpool defender Rob Jones also weighed in.

According to Jones, Sterling will miss the Reds more than they will miss him. 

However, former QPR man Hogan Ephraim believes it is a 'good deal' for everyone and has warned of ex-Liverpool players criticising Sterling on Twitter.

While some are being far too critical of Manchester City and the winger himself, Ephraim's tweets show he is a little too biased in favour of the ex-QPR star.

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