Jurgen Klopp replies to talk of Liverpool FC January transfer
Jurgen Klopp reacts to reports that Daniel Sturridge could quit Liverpool FC in the January transfer window
Jurgen Klopp has dismissed reports that Daniel Sturridge could be set to leave Liverpool FC in the January transfer window.
There have been suggestions in the British media in recent days that the England striker could be angling for a move away from Anfield after having struggled to hold down a spot in the first team under Klopp.
Indeed, Sturridge has only started four of Liverpool FC’s 12 Premier League games and has only made eight top flight appearances so far this season.
However, Klopp has now moved to end the speculation about Sturridge’s future by insisting that he has no intention of selling him in January.
Speaking at a news conference ahead of the clash with Sevilla on Tuesday night, Klopp said: “It’s a story. But actually I am not really interested in stories.
“The situation with the player is completely OK.
“I can imagine a player with his quality is not happy that he is not starting all the time. I really can imagine that. But that’s all.”
Liverpool FC are now preparing for their crunch Premier League clash against Chelsea at Anfield on Saturday evening as they look to close the gap to Antonio Conte’s men.
The Reds have already fallen 12 points behind leaders Manchester City in the race for the title and will be aiming to claim three points to boost their hopes of winning the Premier League.
Liverpool FC finished in fourth place in the Premier League last season in what was Klopp’s first full campaign in charge at Anfield.