Related

Article

Sterling should stay at Liverpool, says Cole

10 December 2012 11:51

Liverpool midfielder Joe Cole has told team-mate Raheem Sterling he is at the right club to have success.

Sterling's impressive form this season earned him a call-up to the England senior squad aged just 17 but discussions over a new contract with the Merseyside club have continued to stall.

But, after the 18-year-old starred in Liverpool's 3-2 win over West Ham United on Sunday, Cole has insisted his fellow attacker should stay put at Anfield.

"It was a great pass from Raheem for my goal," Cole told the club's website. "That's what he's capable of. He is a real livewire and is always a threat.

"He never stops running and working hard for the team and never looks tired, and for an 18-year-old kid that's unbelievable. He is going to be a top player and he is at the right club to do that."

Cole also reserved praise for 20-year-old Jonjo Shelvey, who led the line for Liverpool in the absence of the suspended Luis Suarez.

"Jonjo is such a clever player and he was a credit to the team today," Cole said. "He worked his socks off, he held the line and he was always a threat."

Sponsored links

Friday 31 October

23:09
23:09
23:07
22:49
22:43
22:25
21:04
21:02
20:04
19:49
19:46
19:28
18:46
18:44
18:23
18:10
17:45
17:41
17:25
17:17
17:14
17:05
17:01
16:28
16:01
15:57
15:56
15:01
14:19
14:17
14:05
14:04
13:48
13:33
13:29
13:24
13:15
12:41
12:32
12:16
12:12
11:41
11:19
11:06
10:57
10:50
10:35
09:20
08:40
07:33
06:43
05:50
05:20
04:45
03:58
03:51
03:29
01:32

Thursday 30 October

22:44
22:34
19:59
19:31
19:20
19:07
18:50
18:31
18:28
18:11
18:10
18:07
18:05
17:33
17:18
17:12
17:02
17:00
16:19
16:02
16:02
15:45
15:30
15:12
13:53
13:30
13:01
12:44
12:40
12:37
12:23
12:16
12:09
12:08
12:00
11:54
11:48
11:45
11:39
11:33
11:30
11:17
11:00
10:04
09:58
09:47
09:39
06:03
05:44
04:52
04:45
04:37
03:57
03:34
02:53
02:51
02:03
01:43
00:35
00:18
00:17
00:09
00:04
00:00
00:00

Premier League table

# Team MP D P
5 9 +4 14
6 9 +3 14
7 9 +1 14
8 9 +3 13
9 9 +2 12

Facebook