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BREAKING NEWS: Liverpool agree deal over Sterling exit

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has confirmed Raheem Sterling is set to leave after a deal was agreed with another club, believed to be Manchester City.

Reports emerged on Sunday that City and Liverpool had agreed a £49million fee for the England international.

It now appears that the long-running transfer saga is nearing its conclusion, with Rodgers confirming at a news conference in Thailand - where Liverpool are on a pre-season tour - that Sterling will depart Anfield upon the completion of a medical.

"The situation is very simple. The club has agreed a deal with another club for Raheem and subject to a medical that will go through," Rodgers said.