Sturridge back in full training at Melwood

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Our mythical striker Daniel Sturridge is back in full training at Melwood, according the the Echo.

Question marks were starting to be raised over whether the 26-year-old actually existed, but the photos online prove that he is very much alive and well.

He took part in a complete session along with all the other players who played no part in our 2-0 loss to Leicester on Tuesday night. The rest of the squad reportedly took part in a standard recovery session.

Sturridge hasn’t played for the first team since 6th December, and has only made three league starts all season (via WhoScored).

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Klopp will presumably be desperate to get the player back on the pitch, especially with an insane February schedule looming large:

Feb 2nd – League: Leicester City 2 – 0 Liverpool
Feb 6th – League: Liverpool vs Sunderland
Feb 9th – FA Cup 4th Round Replay: West Ham United vs Liverpool
Feb 14th – League: Aston Villa vs Liverpool
Feb 18th – Europa League Last 32, 1st Leg: Augsburg vs Liverpool
Feb 21st – FA Cup 5th Round: TBC
Feb 25th – Europa League Last 32, 2nd Leg: Liverpool vs Augsburg
Feb 28th – League Cup Final: Liverpool vs Manchester City

Looking at that, how badly do we need Sturridge back? Especially with our hopes of a Champions League place appearing to rest on the Europa League.

According to the Echo, there will be a further boost on Thursday as Philippe Coutinho and Divock Origi also resume full training.


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