OUR show analysing the how and why of media stories around Liverpool FC is back.

Host Gareth Roberts is joined by John Gibbons, Adam Smith and Stu Wright in the latest edition of ‘Back Page’.

The four talk tales of wealth and woe surrounding two of the Reds’ goal-getters, Daniel Sturridge and Christian Benteke.

Sturridge has been linked to a £45million move to moneybags French side Paris St-Germain. Why are these reports emerging? Is the striker unhappy and looking for a fresh challenge or has he has enough of the questions around his attitude to commitment?

Does it come from the manager? Is Sturridge, undoubtedly Liverpool’s best finisher on his day, suited to Jürgen Klopp’s counterpressing style?

If Liverpool are tempted to sell what money is good money and how realistic is attracting a better replacement?

Benteke, meanwhile, has been mouthing off in his Motherland. Who did that rant to a Belgium media outlet help in the long run?

Has Klopp v Benteke gone far too public and is it inevitable the forward now leaves?

The panel also talk about the nature of football media – will it ever change? Will disgruntled players ever say no to a microphone on international duty?

Back Page is a subscription show and part of a package of 30-plus new shows available to subscribers to TAW Player.

Get a free taster of the latest Back Page by clicking on the play button below.

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