Daniel Sturridge refuses to play for new Australian side for bizarre reason

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Daniel Sturridge made his return to football recently by joining Australian side Perth Glory.

It has now emerged that he refused to partake in what would have been his second game for the club, for a bizarre reason.

The owner of his A-League club, Tony Sage, said that the 32-year-old “Isn’t used to the 4 hour flights” and so didn’t want to play.

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The news was shared via @SENWestAus on Twitter who said:

This news was much to the dismay of the supporters who were obviously disappointed to see the news circling.

It’s not exactly an excuse that the former Liverpool man can be using every week and he will need to get used to it very soon if he wants to keep playing football down under.

We know better than most about his injury records and you would think that whilst he’s fit and healthy, our former No.15 would want to get minutes on the pitch.

Fingers crossed he gets back in the groove and has a good season.

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  1. That’s a really poor reason not to play. He would have played after flights on international duty and maybe some Liverpool games (granted not all 4 hour flights). I like Sturridge, he’s a brilliant player on his day but he’s let himself down here.

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