Daniel Sturridge claims he’s fit and ready to play for Liverpool

Daniel Sturridge has promised Liverpool fans, for what feels like the umpteenth time, that he’s fit and raring to go as he continues full training at Melwood.

The striker hasn’t played in any of Jurgen Klopp’s seven matches so far due to a knee problem he suffered before the German’s first game against Spurs, but nobody thought the problem would end up being so serious.
The forward, who’s scored just the two goals in a home match to Aston Villa so far this term, reckons he’s fully fit, but it’s unsure whether the manager will risk him on Saturday versus Manchester City.

“I’m fit and ready to go and it’s going to be a great time for me,” the 26-year-old said, reported in the Echo.

“It’s been great under the new manager. I’ve been back training for the past couple of days and I was training when he first arrived.

“It’s an exciting time to be at the club and I’m enjoying working with him and the style of football. It’s important for us to understand what he wants us to do.

“I was on the outside but it was great to see the boys win at Chelsea,” he added.

“We had a disappointing result last time out against Palace but it’s important to move on.

“The Premier League is the best league in the world in terms of competitiveness. There are teams up there this season you wouldn’t have expected.

“It’s up for grabs this season, there isn’t a real favourite. It will come down to who can be the most consistent.”

It’s getting to the point now that we can’t really make plans to include Sturridge in our first team until he enjoys a consistent run of matches in the side.

If he manages that, Klopp can start formulating a plan to include the Englishman, Christian Benteke, Coutinho and Roberto Firmino in the same side.

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