Five January destinations for Daniel Sturridge

It’s been a while since we’ve seen Daniel Sturridge bust out his trademark dance moves at Anfield, and although Jurgen Klopp has been keen to stress that the striker still has a future in his team, it seems there is an air of inevitability about the Englishman’s exit.

After adding Sadio Mane to a squad already packed with attacking midfielders, Klopp has found success this season playing without an orthodox number nine. This means Sturridge, whose relationship with the German has never appeared entirely amicable, has been largely consigned to late substitute appearances.

The former Chelsea man is 27 now, and having spent much of his early career playing second fiddle to big name foreign stars, you get the feeling he doesn’t have much appetite for another prolonged spell spent watching the action from the bench.

That being said, here are five possible January exit routes for Sturridge to consider…