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Daniel Sturridge is going to be linked to a multitude of clubs in the coming weeks, with the striker desperate to depart Anfield in the search of regular first-team football ahead of the World Cup.
Gareth Southgate dropped the 28-year-old from the latest England squad and indicated players who aren’t getting minutes for their clubs won’t be considered.
This term, Sturridge has zero starts in the Champions League and just five in the Premier League – not befitting a player of his talent.
The Daily Mail claim that Valencia and Real Betis are both keen on taking him to Spain in January.
The first of those clubs are enjoying a phenomenal season in Spain, currently second in La Liga, ahead of champions Real Madrid. They use West Ham flop Simone Zaza as their primary striker, but Sturridge is surely an upgrade on the Italian. Likewise, Sturridge is better than anything Real Betis, currently 12th in La Liga, have to offer.
We wouldn’t begrudge Sturridge a move anywhere, but are not sure whether Klopp will allow him an exit.
The manager is very keen on strength in depth, and wouldn’t even allow third-choice Danny Ward a loan move during the summer.
We guess it’ll depend on what kind of money is offered and how much Sturridge forces a move.