From the Back Pages, June 9: Raheem Sterling future: Forward ‘risks becoming a squad player’ at another club, says departing Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard

From the back pages
From the back pages

Raheem Sterling will risk stagnating as a player if he leaves Liverpool this summer, warned departing captain Steven Gerrard. (Daily Mail)

Mourinho in warning to Arsenal and Man Utd: ‘Bid for Petr Cech and I’ll move for your stars’. Jose Mourinho insists he accepts Roman Abramovich’s decision to let goalkeeper leave, but is willing to make life difficult for clubs who bid. (The Telegraph)

Slaven Bilic has been appointed as the new manager of West Ham United after the club failed in a last effort to prise Marcelo Bielsa from Marseilles. (The Times)

Republic of Ireland boss Martin O’Neill and assistant Roy Keane have been involved in a minor car accident on the M50 motorway in Dublin. The collision occurred between junction 6 at Blanchardstown and junction 5 at Finglas at approximately 6pm on Tuesday evening, with the pair now being assessed by the team doctor. (Daily Mail)

ENGLAND again failed to beat France on the big stage as Mark Sampson’s side suffered a 1-0 defeat in their Women’s World Cup opener in Moncton. (The Express)

When Eoin Morgan talked of a new-look England, not even he could have expected this. It was a day where records tumbled and New Zealand fumbled, a performance so majestic that – if watched in isolation – would dupe Trevor Bayliss into thinking he has been given the easiest job in world cricket. (The Guardian)

Alexis Sanchez says Arsenal’s failure to reach the Champions League final or win the Premier League title made him ‘sad’. (The Mirror)

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