Sturridge set for Turkey adventure
Former Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge has joined Süper Lig side Trabzonspor on a free transfer, signing a three-year deal.
The Englishman hasn’t had a great time of late.
Sturridge joined Liverpool in 2013, and was brilliant for his first few years at the club.
The striker struck up a brilliant partnership with Luis Suarez, but injuries halted Sturridge’s Liverpool career.
A string of problems saw him fall out of favour in recent years, with Roberto Firmino solidifying himself as the number one striker at Anfield.
That even led to Sturridge joining West Brom on loan back in 2018, but another injury meant that he would only feature six times for the Baggies.
After returning to Liverpool, he was actually called upon a few times by Jurgen Klopp.
Sturridge featured mainly in cup competitions, but scored a brilliant goal against Chelsea in the Premier League last season.
That wasn’t enough to convince Liverpool to offer him a new deal, though, and they confirmed back in July that he would be departing the club.
Now, after his contract at Liverpool expired, Sturridge has a new club.
Will Sturridge be a success abroad?
As announced on social media, Sturridge has joined Turkish side Trabzonspor.
The Englishman has signed a three-year deal at the club.
— Trabzonspor_en (@Trabzonspor_EN_) August 21, 2019
Sturridge will join up with former Chelsea teammate John Obi Mikel, who joined Trabzonspor earlier in the summer.
He will also compete with Alexander Sorloth, who has joined the Turkish side on loan from Crystal Palace.
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