Daniel Sturridge wants to partner with Danny Welbeck in England – Liverpool step in for the Chelsea forward
Chelsea forward Daniel Sturridge is rumored to join Liverpool this fall. Daniel Sturridge, who is out of favor in the eyes of Chelsea manager Roberto Di Matteo, believes he can form an effective partnership Manchester United forward Danny Welbeck in England’s attack.
Daniel Sturridge has barley featured in Chelsea’s first team this season. Stamford Bridge boss Roberto Di Matteo prefers to feature Fernando Torres as Chelsea’s lone striker in his first-team.
Last season Daniel Sturridge played in 43 games to score 13 goals and provide seven assists. Daniel Sturridge, who has only made off-the-bench appearances this season, has scored two goals and provided an assist for Chelsea.
Danny Welbeck and Daniel Sturridge have played together in England Under-21s attack. Daniel Sturridge believes he can establish a good chemistry with the Manchester United star.
England are up against Sweden for their friendly on Wednesday. England manager Roy Hodgson is expected to partner Danny Welbeck with Daniel Sturridge in the attack due to the absence of Wayne.
Roy Hodgson earlier stated that he had firm belief in Daniel Sturridge and admired his versatile talents as a forward.
England will also miss the services of Tottenham Hotspur striker Jermain Defoe. Daniel Sturridge believes he will thrive with Danny Welbeck under such circumstances.
“We get on well. He’s a great guy,” Daniel Sturridge said. “We’ve been training together for years. We understand how each other play, we understand each other well.
“I understand his runs, he understands my runs and we get on well. We’ve got a good relationship.”
Liverpool is keen on signing Daniel Sturridge. Reportedly, Liverpool and Daniel Sturridge have agreed to the personal terms of the away move. All that is left is for Chelsea to conclude the price tag on Daniel Sturridge.
Daniel Sturridge, who can play on either wings, will be a superb signing for Liverpool. The Merseyside club has only one striker Luis Suarez in their attacking line up.