By 90Min
December 18, 2017

Liverpool forward Daniel Sturridge has reportedly been told that he can leave the club when the transfer window re-opens next month.

Sturridge has been linked with a move after four years at Anfield due to a lack of playing time leaving his hopes of a place in the England squad for next summer's World Cup in doubt.

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Even with talisman Harry Kane missing through injury, Sturridge was still left out of the Three Lions squad for the last round of internationals, with Tammy Abraham and Liverpool team-mate Dominic Solanke both making their senior debuts.

It was perhaps a sign that he has fallen out of manager Gareth Southgate's plans unless he features more regularly at club level - Sturridge has started only five Premier League games this season and has missed the last three games altogether with a hamstring strain.

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According to a claim by The Sun, Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has informed Sturridge he will be allowed to leave. At this moment in time, a loan move in which another club agrees to cover the player's £125,000-per-week wages appears most likely.

That will aid the Reds by removing the 28-year-old from the wage bill until at least summer and potentially freeing up space for others.

In recent weeks, Sturridge has been linked with a switch to Spain, with Valencia and Real Betis among the clubs alleged to be interested in his services. West Ham are a Premier League side that have been heavily linked with in the past as well.

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