Liverpool’s Daniel Sturridge reveals his track back to fitness

Daniel Sturridge

The Reds striker is in America undergoing rehabilitation and admitted that he is working on getting a positive mentality.

Liverpool recorded a 2-1 win over QPR yesterday, despite the absence of key striker Daniel Sturridge.

The England international has suffered a frustrating season, with debilitating injuries meaning that he has spent the majority of the campaign on the treatment table.

With the centre forward seemingly set to miss the remainder of the season, Sturridge has travelled to America in a bid to be fighting fit for 2015-16.

Sturridge has revealed that to fully recuperate he will have to have a positive mental attitude and do what it takes to overcome his ailment.

"I like America, the way of thinking is different," he told the Times.

"When you're injured it's important to have a different mentality. You have to channel yourself that you're not a football player, that you could be a boxer or a tennis player or whatever it may be.

"You have to have a single-minded mentality to get back in the best shape possible. When you're injured it's important to have that type of mentality.

"That's why being out here, I'm single-minded, zoning in on what I have to do and it's great to be here.

"The physios at Liverpool are top class but it's a change of environment that worked before and I wanted to do it again and that's why it happened.”

Sturridge was part of a devastating Liverpool attack last season alongside Luis Suarez but this term has only managed four Premier League goals.

Brendan Rodgers has admitted recently that he will be looking to bolster his attacking options this summer, which is in partly down to Sturridge’s continued unavailability.

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