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Gerrard: Give Raheem time

September 10, 2012
By ESPN staff
Steven Gerrard has called on the press and public to avoid building up the hype around Liverpool team-mate Raheem Sterling after the 17-year-old was called up to the England squad to face Ukraine.

• England call on youngsters

Sterling, Adam Lallana and Jake Livermore were added to Roy Hodgson's squad after Theo Walcott withdrew through illness on Monday morning. There are also doubts about Daniel Sturridge's fitness for the game after the Chelsea forward skipped training ...

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