Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge is believed to be willing to move abroad in January to ensure he receives regular game time, with two La Liga clubs particularly keen.

The Daily Mail claims that the England international is open to playing in Europe if it allows him to play more regularly. The likes of Real Betis and high-flying Valencia seem to be particularly keen and are ready to fight for his signature.

Sturridge, who was not featured in Sunday’s Merseyside derby due to a slight hamstring injury, has been able to avoid injuries for the majority of the season, with Jurgen Klopp stating that the 28-year-old is in the best physical condition he has seen since taking over.

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Even though Sturridge is still widely regarded as the best natural finisher at Liverpool, Klopp is looking to have found his go-to striker in Roberto Firmino, with Dominic Solanke climbing the ranks quickly.

 

When given a start against Chelsea last month, it was clear that Sturridge was short of match fitness and would need a run of games to develop his rhythm again. However, it seems Klopp has a lack trust in Sturridge’s ability, with him looking to keep his big four attackers as the main focal point of the squad for the future.

Sturridge knows he needs to get game time if he wants to make the England squad for the World Cup in Russia, and a move to Spain could be possible.