Daniel Sturridge: England’s next number 9? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge has started the 2013/14 Premier League in the same fashion he finished the latter.
The England international already has two goals from his first two games of the new season – scoring the winning goal in both 1-0 victories against Stoke City and Aston Villa to put Liverpool second in the league.
His first goal was a crisp volley hard and low with little backlift to beat Stoke ‘keeper Begovic from the edge of the area.
Sturridge’s second goal of the season was a brilliant individual effort, which saw him sidestep two challenges from Villa’s defender and goalkeeper to deftly chip with the outside of his left-foot into the roof of the net pictured.
With Liverpool’s Luis Suarez still serving a ban from last season after biting a player, it would appear his stand-in is flourishing as a result.
The England man is starting to look a more complete striker, and it’s something ...