Raheem Sterling should stop stalling and sign a new contract at Liverpool, according to former Spurs and QPR boss Harry Redknapp.
The 20-year-old England international’s future has recently become the subject of serious doubt with the situation surrounding his Anfield deal unclear.
Manager Brendan Rodgers has revealed that talks are now off the agenda until the summer, with reports claiming that he’s reluctant to pen the £90,000-per-week offer on the table as he searches for wages in the region of £150,000-per-week.
This has led to criticism from some sections of the Merseysiders’ supporters, who have been less than impressed with the youngster’s recent showings – he has been playing at right wing-back.
And Redknapp feels that it’s time for Sterling to end the speculation and commit his future to the club, as he’s “lucky” to be where he is right now:
“Sign your contract. You are at a great club, you are playing regularly, you have become an England international, you’re learning the game.” He told talkSPORT.
“Have another two or three years of playing as you are now, keep taking your game on and you will get the rewards. The money is there anyway, but you will be up there with the top earners in the world in another two or three years if you keep progressing.
“You are at a fantastic club, one of the best football clubs in the world. You are lucky to be playing at a club like Liverpool. Get your nut down, do your job, and the rewards will keep coming.”