LIVERPOOL chairman Tom Werner says Raheem Sterling was sold for the good of the club.
The wantaway winger, 20, completed a £49m move to Manchester City last month after refusing to sign a new deal at Anfield.
Sterling is set to make his City debut against West Brom tonight.
Werner told the Liverpool Echo: “The first thing I’d want to say about that is that we’ll only ever sell a player if we believe it’s in the best interests of the club. We have demonstrated that previously.
“Regardless of how it played out, Raheem made an important contribution to the club during his time at Liverpool and I believe that he’s an outstanding player.
“I look forward to seeing him when he comes back to Anfield to play against us.”
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