Liverpool’s Brendan Rodgers explains why Daniel Sturridge isn’t great striker

Brendan Rodgers talks about Daniel Sturridge's frequent fitness issues

The Sport Review staff
By The Sport Review staff

Brendan Rodgers says Daniel Sturridge won’t be considered a great European striker until the Liverpool forward is playing consistently.

The England international hasn’t featured for the Reds since a 3-0 victory over Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane in August.

Sturridge is currently out injured with a calf injury after suffering his latest setback on his return from a thigh problem.

And Liverpool manager Rodgers reckons Sturridge’s frequent fitness issues are preventing the striker from underlining his talent.

“[Sturridge] won’t become a top European striker until he plays consistently,” Rpdgers is quoted as saying by the Express.

“It doesn’t matter about potential. You have to play. When Daniel comes back into the team, you will see the confidence because of the movement and the dynamic, but he isn’t fit and he hasn’t been for a long time.”

Sturridge scored 21 goals in 29 Premier League games last season.

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