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Liverpool hero McManaman: I was at St George's Park for Sterling, Gomez bust-up

Liverpool hero Steve McManaman has revealed he was at St George's Park on the day of the England bust-up between Joe Gomez and Manchester City attacker Raheem Sterling.

McManaman, who won the FA Cup and League Cup during his time at Anfield, revealed he was at St George's Park on the day of the incident between Sterling and Gomez and claimed the atmosphere was calm after the altercation.

“To be honest, there are always clashes in training - when you live and play football every single day, there's always heated incidents on the training ground," he wrote for HorseRacing.net column.

“When the intensity is high and people are playing for places, you may get away with a tackle or a pull of the shirt and people get frustrated, it happens all the time.

“To me it was nothing; it was over in 10 seconds, both the players were fine and I was actually there on the day it happened at the hotel and it was quite relaxed afterwards."

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