Perth Glory signs former Chelsea, Liverpool striker Sturridge

Perth Glory has signed former Liverpool and England player Daniel Sturridge for the 2021-22 A-League season.

Daniel Sturridge. - REUTERS

Perth Glory has signed former Liverpool and England player Daniel Sturridge for the 2021-22 A-League season.

Sturridge is a two-time UEFA Champions League and FA Cup winner who scored 68 goals during a six-year spell at Liverpool and won a Premier League title with Chelsea. He was also part of England’s squad at both the 2014 World Cup and 2016 European Championships.

'Fantastic opportunity'

The 32-year-old striker's contract with Turkish side Trabzonspor was terminated in March of last year after he was given a four-month worldwide ban for breaching betting rules.

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“It’s a fantastic opportunity to try a new challenge,” Sturridge said in a Perth Glory statement. “When the opportunity came about, it felt like the right thing to do.”

The 2021-22 A-League season is scheduled to start in mid-November.

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