Rodgers Do not Want to Take Risks Related Conditions Sturridge
Liverpool – After a long absence, Daniel Sturridge has returned to practice with the first team Liverpool. Although had a chance to play the middle of this week, the Liverpool manager, Brendan Rodgers, did not want to take risks with his condition.
Sturridge has been nearly five months of not playing. The last time he was grazing was in August last. Afterward, he more struggling in the treatment room for thigh and calf injuries heal.
Without Sturridge, Liverpool shortage of fertile players scored in the front lines. Last season, Sturridge scored 25 goals in the Premier League, while this season Liverpool have scored 31 goals –Just six more goals than last season incision Sturridge goal.
As far as this season goes, Liverpool’s top scorer in the Premier League is Steven Gerrard, who has produced 5 goals. While the latter Raheem Sterling uphill new performance scoring 4 goals.
Naturally, if the presence of Sturridge has been eagerly awaited. The news that he has been training again with the first team is good news for the fans of the Reds.
The England international striker has a chance to carry out a comeback in the match against Chelsea in the semi-final second leg of the League Cup on Tuesday (27/1) local time. However, there is still the possibility Rodgers will rest him.
The manager did not want to take risks with direct play after months of absence. If not play in the game against Chelsea, Sturridge played chances this weekend.
“There is no point also launched a psychological war (by placing it on the bench), if he can not play,” Rodgers said as quoted by the Guardian.
“The most important thing for us is to observe whether the risk is worth it or not. If not, I hope he can be played on the weekend.”