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Liverpool fans FUME as Raheem Sterling refuses to go on Liverpool pre-season tour (Tweets)

It appears the relationship between Raheem Sterling and Liverpool is broken for good, following reports that the winger has refused to go on the club’s pre-season tour.

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Various media outlets, including Independent Sport, broke the news late on Tuesday night that the England international informed manager Brendan Rodgers of his desire to leave Anfield this summer and to not be considered for the club’s imminent tour of South East Asia and Australia.

Sterling’s future on Merseyside has been the subject of much speculation ever since his controversial interview with BBC Sport towards the end of last season, where he wished to place contract talks on hold after rejecting a new £100k-a-week offer.

His agent Aidy Ward then told Standard Sport in May that the player would not be signing a new contract at the club and Manchester City have already seen two offers rejected this summer [via BBC Sport].

City are expected to return with a third and final offer in the near future [via Telegraph Sport] and judging by the reaction of a selection of Liverpool supporters on Twitter, they will happy to see the back of the 20-year-old:

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