England star could ask for massive pay rise if he shines at World Cup.
Liverpool have agreed to hold fresh contract talks with winger Raheem Sterling following this summer’s World Cup, according to The Mirror.
The 19-year-old still has four years left to run on his current deal, which he signed 18 months ago,
However, an impressive season has seen his stock rise and he looks set for a pay rise.
The pacy flanker made 33 Premier League appearances this term, scoring nine goals and providing five assists.
Despite having just three senior international caps to his name, he was included in England’s squad for the World Cup, which starts on June 12.
Although Sterling played just 25 minutes of England’s 3-0 warm-up win over Peru on Friday, he appears to be a big part of Roy Hodgson’s plans for the super tournament.
The Mirror claim that, if Sterling enhances his reputation in Brazil, he could demand a weekly wage in the region £100,000 per week when he returns to Anfield.
He is currently paid around £35,000 per week, after gaining a 1,700 per cent pay-rise when he signed his current deal in December 2012.
Sterling began his youth career at Queens Park Rangers, before being snapped up by Liverpool aged 15.
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