Liverpool willing to sell Raheem Sterling to Premier League rivals

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Liverpool are ready to consider selling Raheem Sterling to another Premier League club if he refuses to sign a new contract – even Manchester United, reports The Mail on Sunday.

Sterling has managed to ruffle a lot of feathers in the Anfield boardroom first by turning down £100,000-a-week contract and then confirming as much in an explosive interview with the BBC.

While Liverpool still have over two-years to convince the 20-year-old to sign a new deal, Brendan Rodgers is starting to feel that this summer will be the best time to sell him if terms are not yet agreed.

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Bidding war

That pending decision will spark a bidding war between some of the Premier League's biggest clubs. Bayern Munich and Real Madrid are reportedly interested, but they won't be willing to pay as much as the likes of Manchester United, Chelsea and Manchester City.

Liverpool will be looking to sell to the highest bidders and are ready to consider letting their prized asset leave, even if it means selling him to Manchester United. They know that won't go down well with the fans, but Sterling has already alienated himself from a large portion of the Anfield faithful.

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Money talks

Sterling claimed his refusal to sign the huge deal was nothing to do with money, but the general consensus is that a bigger offer, to the tune of £150,000-a-week, would have been accepted.

Both Chelsea and Manchester City would struggle to compete with Manchester United financially. Louis van Gaal has £150million to spend this summer.

However, with the likes of Angel Di Maria, Wayne Rooney, Adnan Januzaj and Juan Mata, it is difficult to see where Sterling would fit into Van Gaal's formation.

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