The Reds take on the Turkish outfit in the second leg of their Europa League last-16 tie after having secured a 1-0 win in last week’s game at Anfield.
Sturridge was seated next to Reds starlet Ibe on the plane, and defender Skrtel couldn’t help himself from getting into the frame.
The Liverpool striker uploaded the photo above onto his Instagram account and wrote: “With my bro @jordon_ibe and @martin37skrtel photobombing us in the background. En route to Istanbul.”
Sturridge has been in fine form for Liverpool since his return to action earlier this year. The 25-year-old has scored two goals and made one assist following his lengthy lay-off with calf and thigh problems.
Liverpool are currently in sixth place in the Premier League table but just two points behind fourth-placed Manchester United.
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