Daniel Sturridge has been struggling to get an opportunity to play his game, as the 31-year-old continues to be a free agent after being released by Turkish outfit Trabzonspor back in March.
The former England international is trying to get his game back up after being suspended from football for four months due to betting activities. Apart from the concerns about his activities, Sturridge is also a major concern for clubs who are trying to sign him. The striker has faced a lot of injury problems throughout his career. Not long ago, Sturridge was an automatic starter for Liverpool and England. This was a peak time in his career when the striker had formed a deadly partnership with Luis Suarez.
Former Premier League striker Carlton Cole believes that Daniel Sturridge can do a good job as an emergency striker at Manchester City. According to him, signing Sturridge on a free transfer won't be a bad idea for the Citizens who have suffered from a lack of strikers at different stages this season.
The lack of strikers has impacted on the scoring return of Manchester City in the Premier League this season. The four-time champions of the competition have scored the second least goals amongst the top 10 teams on the league standings at the moment.
Only Wolverhampton Wanderers (8) have scored lesser goals than Manchester City in the top half of the table. Pep Guardiola’s men have scored just 10 goals in seven league games.
Ex-Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge has been without a club since the end of last season. He's one of the quality free agents around the European football scene. He was recently named in the free agent XI by Sky Sports.
The England international was named in attack alongside former Liverpool teammate Mario Balotelli and Croatian international Mario Mandzukic.
Italian striker Balotelli joined his hometown club Brescia at the start of last season. He left Brescia this summerafter they suffered relegation at the end of the last campaign. There was a renewal clause in his Brescia contract if the club survived relegation last season.
The most interesting stories of football ground are written during the transfer windows. Chases and bargaining for the most wanted players take an entertaining turn around as many clubs want a particular player for their team. Some of the clubs offer without any limit of amount while others have to stay satisfied with something less.
Former Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge is still looking at the possibility of remaining in the English Premier league with Aston Villa being reported as one of the potential destinations. The former England international has become an outcast in recent years. Since leaving Liverpool in 2019, he has been experiencing a rapid decline in his career. After moving to West Brom to secure regular playing time, the striker made the surprise switch to Turkish football with Trabzonspor in 2019. He spent just one season with the club before being released.
Former Liverpool forward Daniel Sturridge could be on the verge of a move to Italy if things go well as planned. This is due to a surprise interest from Benevento, who have been crowned as the champions of Italian Serie B.
The striker is targeting a return to top level football and he is rebuilding his career after being banned from the game for his failure to stick with the betting rules. Benevento are in an ambitious position and they are targeting many top players, but a striker like Sturridge will be available for free.
Former Liverpool star Michael Owen believes manager Jurgen Klopp will go down as a legend of the club after guiding them to their maiden Premier League title. The Reds were comfortably the best team over the course of the season and they were able to secure the English crown with seven more games left in the campaign.
As a result, they became the quickest-ever champions in English history and Owen is delighted for Klopp, who has transformed the club over the past five years.
Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers has said that Daniel Sturridge had everything to shine for Liverpool but could not excel due to the regular injury concerns. The England international experienced his best-ever season at the Merseyside outfit under Rodgers in 2013/2014 where the club missed out on the league title to Manchester City by a couple of points.
Sturridge formed a superb striker partnership alongside Luis Suarez and he bagged 25 goals and nine assists over the course of the campaign. In the next five seasons, he was unable to replicate the performances due to multiple muscular injury concerns and he was eventually released by the Reds last summer.
Former Liverpool footballer Don Hutchinson says that the club can win the title if Kalidou Koulibaly is signed to the club. He has been closely linked with a move to Manchester United. Hutchinson suggests that bringing in Koulibaly to the team will be supportive to Virgil Van Dijk. Jurgen Klopp is making moves to bring the defender to the club.
The centre back has been the interest of many clubs. If he is ready for signing a contract with Liverpool or United, it will be his first time in the English league. The Reds have already spent a huge amount on Van Dijk and that will be impossible to spend such big amount on another player.
Former Liverpool forward Daniel Sturridge has explained the reasons behind his legendary goal celebration, which has become synonymous with his goals. The former England forward is currently without a club after being released by Turkish outfit Trabzonspor.
He has also been banned from football due to his involvement in the betting side of the game. As a result, he now has plenty of time to reflect on a carrier that could have become immensely successful. One of the iconic elements of Sturridge, who has played for Manchester City, Chelsea, and Liverpool, is the wave celebration, which has been a feature of his goals for club and country.