Jurgen Klopp explains Liverpool FC January transfer

Jurgen Klopp admits that Daniel Sturridge's loan move to West Brom from Liverpool FC made perfect sense

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Liverpool FC manager Jurgen Klopp Photo: New Balance

Jurgen Klopp has admitted that Daniel Sturridge’s loan move to West Brom in the January transfer window “makes sense”.

The England striker’s move to The Hawthorns was confirmed on Tuesday after days of speculation about his future at Anfield.

Sturridge has joined the Baggies in search of some regular playing time as he bids to hold down a regular spot in the team ahead of this summer’s World Cup in Russia.

Indeed, the England international had only started five Premier League games for Klopp’s team this season and it had become clear that he needed to leave Anfield in order to gain some regular playing time.

And Klopp has admitted that the move for the 28-year-old striker was a sensible one.

Speaking at his post-match news conference on Tuesday night, Klopp said: “If you want to go to the World Cup, which is obviously Daniel’s ambition, it makes more than sense, that’s clear.”

Klopp was addressing the media after watching his Liverpool FC side bounce back to winning ways in the Premier League with an impressive 3-0 win over Huddersfield Town on Tuesday night.

That win kept the Reds in fourth place in the Premier League table as they chase Champions League qualification for the second season running.

The Reds will return to Premier League action on Sunday with a crunch home clash against Tottenham in the top flight.

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