Leicester City opinion: The Foxes should avoid signing Daniel Sturridge
English news outlet Leicester Mercury (h/t the Sun) has reported that Leicester City
While he has played 24 games so far this season, a large majority of that has come off the bench. So far, Sturridge has just seven starts to his name, scoring 4 goals in all competitions, which shows why the Foxes shouldn’t make a move for him.
The report reveals that new manager Brendan Rodgers is looking for a new striker to help Jamie Vardy and do more than what Kelechi Iheanacho has done so far.
The former Manchester City star was supposed to be Vardy’s replacement but he’s struggled to make an impact since his move to the King Power stadium.
However, the Nigerian has time to adapt, improve and become the striker that the club
The Englishman is ageing and along with it, he is losing his speed and attacking instinct that made him the striker he once was.
But that doesn’t mean the Foxes need to target another striker, especially one who has struggled to make an impact over the last three-odd seasons. The last time Daniel Sturridge did well for Liverpool was during the 2013/14 season.
Alongside super striker Luis Suarez, Sturridge finished with a career-best total of 22 goals in the Premier League alone, which showcased the best of his abilities. However, since then, the
Moreover, he’s missed months and months of action through a series of injuries that have taken away his pace and agility. It was one of the many reasons why Daniel Sturridge was a brilliant centre-forward but as mentioned he has regressed.
The move would be the worst possible thing to happen for both Leicester City and Sturridge himself.
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The Foxes spent very smartly last summer, adding key players in the right areas. The likes of James Maddison and even Ricardo Pereira arrived, proving to be big hits.
Someone like Daniel Sturridge will not help them finish in the top seven and he doesn’t fit the mould of the players that the Foxes require.