Karren Brady understands Jurgen Klopp’s frustration

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Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp recently made some interesting comments about Daniel Sturridge.

West Ham United vice-chairman Karren Brady has written in The Sun that she understands Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp’s frustrations over Daniel Sturridge.

Klopp suggested last month that England international striker Sturridge needs to learn to gauge the intensity of his pain.

"Your body has to learn to adapt to new intensities of training and in this time you have to learn what is serious pain and what is only pain,” BBC Sport quoted the former Borussia Dortmund coach as saying.

Klopp was understandably frustrated when he made those comments, given that Sturridge has suffered with injuries for the past several months.

West Ham vice-chairman Brady seems to sympathise with Klopp and has written in her football diary in The Sun (Saturday, November 28 entry): “Boss Jurgen Klopp says the England striker needs to learn to play through pain.

“And while this may not be the best medical advice, you can understand his frustration.”

Sturridge has been on the books of Liverpool since 2013, but since the end of the 2013-14 campaign he has been mostly on the sidelines.

The former Chelsea striker could feature in just 12 Premier League appearances for the Reds last season, scoring four goals and creating 11 chances in the process.

The England international has played in only four league matches so far this campaign, scoring two goals and creating three chances in the process.

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