Sturridge Still Not Ready to Be Starter
Liverpool – The return of Daniel Sturridge will help Liverpool to meet the target to finish in the top four. However, Brendan Rodgers will not take the risk by lowering Sturridge since the first minute.
After being sidelined for five months because of injury, Sturridge finally re-sod when Liverpool against West Ham United at the weekend. He had entered in the 68th minute to replace Lazar Markovic.
Sturridge immediately marked her comeback with a goal. The 25-year-old West Ham goalkeeper in the 79th minute while ensuring a 2-0 win for Liverpool.
The return Sturridge would be a breath of fresh air for Liverpool. For the Reds who is trying to penetrate the big four goals took donations from players 25 years.
However, Rodgers would not rush to play Sturridge again early in Liverpool matches to come. From Wales manager was assessing Sturridge still takes time to get back to his best.
“He gives energy to the team. He gives light. When you add a top player like him, you can go to the next level,” Rodgers said as quoted by ESPN FC.
“When he came in, the team looks very good. You have Europe’s top talent within Daniel Sturridge. If you lower it, everyone knows the speed will always be scary. When you play it, you see the power that he has.”
“He still needs time to be a starter. You see when he came in, he was still trying to get used to again. It’s a matter of restoring him again,” he said.