It was announced on Tuesday that the striker, who was part of the Champions League-winning squad last Saturday, is set to leave the Reds upon the expiry of his contract. And talkSPORT co-host Ally McCoist insists it is a ‘crying shame’ the former England forward is no longer playing at the top level. Special shout out to my other mothers, Caroline and Carol. Special mention to Chris Rohrbeck for his work all season. The Sturridge dance became famous at Anfield and I’ll never forget the first time I did it in front of the Kop. Match Statistics supplied by Opta Sports Data Limited. “But it’s a crying shame he’s not playing at the top level at 31 because he’s a wonderful football player.”. Right now, it would be the best place for him. © Copyright 2020 The Liverpool Football Club and Athletic Grounds Limited. In the same time, Sturridge's career has slipped through the cracks. Developed and maintained by the LFC Technology and Transformation Team. Your time and effort for not just me and the lads has been appreciated. Copyright © 2020 Goal.com All rights reserved. “Daniel Sturridge kind of lost his way after Liverpool a little bit. But it is hard to shake the idea it has spelled the end of his career at the top end of the game. Nothing but love and respect for you. @__ChrisShaw. The pair’s partnership was among the most potent the Premier League has seen, even if it was short-lived. Lee and Graham, thanks [for] making life easier from boots to gear, top men! Roberto Di Matteo came in and won Chelsea the Champions League, but Sturridge’s goals dried up; he scored just two more in the league and didn’t feature in Europe beyond the quarter-final first-leg win at Benfica. We were together for seven seasons and took a little break in between. He left Liverpool as a free agent at the end of 2018-19 after watching from the bench as Liverpool won the Champions League. He left Villa four years later to move to Coventry City, from where he joined Manchester City's Academy in 2003, aged 13. He last played in the Premier League for Liverpool, where he netted 50 Premier League goals in 116 appearances. I’m so happy I was a part of the club’s sixth Champions League win because all the fans have deserved it for all the support they’ve given me and [the] club during my tenure. Reproduced under licence from Football DataCo Limited. Man Utd's endless pursuit of progress going nowhere, Partey, Gabriel and the £70m spine helping transform Arteta's Arsenal, 'Outstanding' Partey is everything Man Utd need Pogba to be. "Daniel has a wonderful opportunity over the next few years to become world class,” Rodgers said midway through that season. Manchester City have been urged to bring Daniel Sturridge back to the club on a free transfer. “He is one of the best finishers I have ever seen in my life. His first two seasons brought 26 league appearances and just one goal before a productive loan spell at Bolton, but he burst into life under Andre Villas-Boas in 2011-12. Special mention for Mike Gordon, who was more than just one of the owners but a mentor who has given me advice in and out of football. “He’s had his injuries, but I wouldn’t put that of paramount concern right now. You both are absolute legends! My season's over,” Sturridge said. He went to the Turkish Super Lig with Trabzonspor and found his goalscoring touch hadn’t left him – he rattled in seven goals in his first 16 games. "I just want to say it's been a very long, drawn out process over the last couple of years, and difficult to concentrate on my football.”. While he shone under Villas-Boas, the Blues struggled and the young Portuguese coach was sacked in early March. You all played a part in making me the man I am today. Lastly, Andy Massey, you went above and beyond so thank you so much. He scores goals you think could and should not be possible.”. He began his playing career at the age of six at local club Cadbury Athletic. All rights reserved. The fitness and medical department, thank you for being on point through the lowest moments but also the highs. Sturridge was incisive, clever, technically superb and brimming with confidence. His playing position is a Striker and he plays by wearing shirt number of 15. Pep Guardiola’s side are currently playing without a recognised, senior number nine with Sergio Aguero (hamstring) and Gabriel Jesus (thigh) sidelined. Jurgen Klopp realised quickly enough he couldn’t rely on Sturridge to build a team around him. Unexpectedly, Sturridge ended up moving abroad. Ray, Jane, Rachael and Louise, I’ll miss you guys, just know I’m forever grateful to you for everything you did for me. When asked if City should re-sign Sturridge, Cole told Wednesday’s talkSPORT Breakfast: “Yeah, why not? “Daniel has earned the right to be considered a modern-day Liverpool great, I would think,” Klopp said. Thirty-five goals between January 2013 and May 2014 told their own story. Chris Shaw “Now whether he’s been out for too long to get back into that level of football, playing Champions League football with Manchester City, that is a question that will clearly remain unanswered, unless Guardiola has a look at him. You’ve got to play as long as you can. Daniel Sturridge has been banned from all football related activity until 17 June after the FA successfully appealed against his punishment for breaching its betting rules. He went to West Brom and ended up in Turkey. "Devastating for me, I'm absolutely gutted about it. Former City defender Micah Richards believes his friend and one-time team-mate could still do a … Donald Trump vs Joe Biden: Where do U.S. presidential race 2020 candidates stand on soccer issues? Special shout out to the managers, Jürgen and Brendan, for guiding my steps and helping me be the best I can be.
Sold to Chelsea a year after Man City were taken over in 2008, he took time to settle.
Daniel Sturridge 78 - live prices, in-game stats, comments and reviews for FIFA 20 Ultimate Team FUT. Since leaving Liverpool in 2014, Suarez has scored 142 league goals for Barcelona, at one point serving as the tip of perhaps the greatest attacking trident the world has ever seen. “He has every tool and every quality he needs to be as [good] as Luis Suarez. For a year and a half after joining Liverpool in 2013, Daniel Sturridge looked like the best English striker in the Premier League. For a year and a half after joining Liverpool in 2013, Daniel Sturridge looked like the best English striker in the Premier League. Had some great banter with you over the years. Suarez was the league’s top scorer with 31, Sturridge second with 21, and that wavy-armed celebration was near-ubiquitous.
To my teammates old and new, thank you for the memories, the banter was unreal. I wanna say to the fans I love you all. An English professional footballer who plays for Premier League club Liverpool and the English national team is famed as Daniel Sturridge. “He opted to leave Turkey and come back. Thank you for the memories. He’s obviously got the quality, he’s a quality player. He still scored goals when he played, and he still performed for England – his last-minute winner against Wales at Euro 2016 was a career highlight – but his playing time dwindled. I’m grateful I got to thank you all in person outside of social media. To FSG, you guys have done everything in your power to ensure the club has gotten back to the top and it’s been an absolute pleasure to work with you. Tom Werner, you’re an absolute boss and I’m still waiting on my cameo in a movie. His contract at Trabzonspor was terminated the same day. This isn’t a goodbye because Lord knows we’ll stay in touch no matter where I am, so speak soon. Lastly, Mike Edwards, who was a big part in recruiting me to the club. As a youngster at Manchester City, he struggled to break into the first-team picture ahead of experienced - if goal-shy - operators like Rolando Bianchi, Darius Vassell and Benjani. “He knows Manchester City, he knows the people there, and hopefully, he could have an influence on their striker problem at the moment.”. Paul Small, you’ve been there with me from the beginning to the end and at England. In the end, Sturridge’s ban hasn’t been that dramatic, with global football largely suspended anyway. Sturridge is used to being overlooked.