Phil Thompson has revealed that Daniel Sturridge has a big decision to make regarding his Liverpool future, as he believes another top six club would not want the striker.
The Liverpool legend shared his opinion on Sky Sports’ website and revealed that as a former player you can understand the 28-year-old’s reported desire to leave with eyes on the World Cup in the Summer.
“If I was Jurgen Klopp I’d want him to stay but I understand Sturridge wanting to go,” said the pundit before confidently adding, “he will not go to the World Cup if he continues within the current squad status.”
The Sky Sports pundit despite believing the England international ‘enhances’ the Reds’ team, stated that he doesn’t see a top six club in the Premier League wanting the striker.
He said: “I don’t think one of the big six would take him so it is a big decision what he does.”
The 28-year-old reportedly wants to quit the club in January in order to ensure he makes Gareth Southgate’s World Cup squad.
The striker was notable omission from Southgate’s last England squad for the international friendlies against Brazil and Germany.
Jurgen Klopp has already dismissed the possibility of January exit for the striker, insisting that the squad needs him.
Sturridge has featured 12 times for the Reds across all competitions this season, scoring three goals and grabbing two assists, but the striker has only played one full game in the Premier League so far.
The Birmingham born attacker has been at Liverpool since 2013 after making the move from Chelsea, and is contracted to the club until 2019.
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