Sunday 20 October 2019

Jurgen Klopp has revealed Daniel Sturridge is injured once again

Liverpool's Daniel Sturridge
Liverpool's Daniel Sturridge

Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp said striker Daniel Sturridge has sustained a muscle injury and is likely to miss this weekend's Premier League clash with Leicester City.

Sturridge's injury problems have limited him to three goals in just 14 appearances across all competitions this campaign and the 28-year-old last played in Liverpool's Champions League win over Spartak Moscow on 6 December.

"Daniel Sturridge was ill and now (has) a little muscle thing. It's not a big deal, to be honest, but in this period all these things keep you away from games," Klopp told the club's website.

"That's not too cool for us, of course, but since yesterday not a lot (else happened)."

The England international has been hampered by injuries throughout his career and has missed six previous league games for Liverpool this season due to illness and injury.

Fourth-placed Liverpool thrashed Swansea City 5-0 on Tuesday and host Leicester at Anfield on Saturday.


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