Brendan Rodgers unveils when Daniel Sturridge will return to action

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Brendan Rodgers believes Daniel Sturridge will be fit for Liverpool's next match against QPR.

Brendan Rodgers has confirmed that Daniel Sturridge will make his return to Liverpool's first-team after the international break. 

Sturridge will be back in the first-team when the side take on QPR in two weeks time and it will be a welcome relief for all around Anfield.

They have struggled in his absence and their goalscoring threat, which was the main reason behind their brilliant form last season, has evaporated. 

However, with Sturridge back Liverpool look a different prospect and Rodgers confirmed that his main-man would return in a fortnight's time.

"He'll have the course of the international break to get ready, and he'll be fine for QPR," the manager said to the club's official site.

There was actually a feeling that Sturridge, who signed a new long-term contract at the club this week, might have been fit enough to face West Bromwich Albion today, but Rodgers revealed that he wasn't close.

Instead the England international watched from the stands as his teammates picked up a vital three points.

At one stage the Baggies had looked like claiming a valuable point, but Jordan Henderson's goal gave on the hour mark gave his team an important victory. 

Liverpool have been out of form so far this season, but they should improve upon their talisman's return and the win today will have provided them with some crucial momentum as they look to climb the league after a disappointing start. 

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