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Liverpool Expect September Return For Sturridge


Daniel Sturridge

Daniel Sturridge

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers, expects injured striker Daniel Sturridge to resume training in September. The 25-year-old England international underwent a “successful” hip operation in the USA last week.

Sturridge has played just twice since he picked up the injury in the 2-1 loss to Manchester United on 22 March. “We are hopeful the issues he’s had have been resolved,” said Rodgers. Sturridge big miss for Reds – Rodgers The forward scored 24 goals from 33 appearances last season but has played only 18 matches for Liverpool this term.

Rodgers added: “We’re anticipating it’s going to be around September before he can actually start training and then it’s about getting his fitness up.”

After suffering a thigh strain in training for England on 5 September, Sturridge missed close to five months of football before scoring on his return in Liverpool’s 2-0 win over West Ham in January.

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