Raheem Sterling has been one of the stars of Liverpool's stellar season so far.

In the new issue of the official Liverpool FC Magazine, the teenage winger discusses the process of growing up in public and speaks candidly about a year of maturity on and off the pitch.

Lucas Leiva has been part of the Anfield set-up for seven years and as the season draws to a thrilling conclusion, the Brazilian reflects on the highs and lows of his time with the Reds.

By contrast, Kolo Toure is a newcomer to the club this season and in another exclusive interview, he underlines the importance of enjoying your work.

Steve Heighway reflects on a career which took him from thrilling runs down the wing and cup final goals to overseeing the early progress of players such as Michael Owen, Jamie Carragher and Steven Gerrard in the role of Academy manager.

Also inside, Liverpool Ladies midfielder Amanda Da Costa takes us behind the scenes at the start of the new FA WSL campaign; rubbing shoulders with Liverpool legends; Brendan's shooting stars; stadium latest; away days in Dublin; the latest installment of LFC's Greatest Games, columns from Didi Hamann, Neil Mellor and David Price plus much, much more.

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