Liverpool starlet Raheem Sterling, 20, has prompted new concerns over his future at the club after photos emerged of him holding a shisha pipe next to his teammate, Jordan Ibe.
Sterling, who is considering his future at the Reds, has been embroiled in a contract stand-off with the club.
However, most football insiders feel that Sterling’s ‘recreational activities’ will not affect his future at the club.
“I don’t think this incident should affect Raheem’s existing contract at all,” said John Viola, a renowned Premiership agent.
“Raheem is a quality player and an all-rounder which is the most important thing to remember. The club will fight to keep him at the end of the season.”
The 19-year-old Ibe is also considered one of the brightest young stars to emerge at the club as they battle to stay among the Barclays Premier League pacesetters.
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