Aston Villa's Micah Richards sends heartfelt message to crocked Liverpool star Daniel Sturridge

Liverpool star Daniel Sturridge has suffered yet another injury.

Aston Villa defender Micah Richards has taken to Instagram to throw his support behind injured Liverpool star Daniel Sturridge.

England international Sturridge, 26, is regarded as one of the most dangerous strikers in the Premier League having smashed 24 goals in the 2013/14 season, but it's been largely downhill from there for him.

With just 23 games played in the last 18 months, Sturridge has suffered a spate of injuries - and his curse struck again this week.

Sturridge has suffered a hamstring injury, meaning he will miss a number of weeks for Jurgen Klopp's men, and Liverpool fans are now starting to wonder if they will ever see a fully-fit Sturridge ever again.

In a tough time for Sturridge, he has received support from one of his former team-mates, Aston Villa fan favourite Micah Richards.

The centre back has earned the respect of supporters at Villa Park with his passion and leadership on the pitch, and he has now offered words of wisdom for Sturridge.

The duo came up through the ranks together at Manchester City, and Richards took to Instagram to offer support to Sturridge as his injury hell continues.


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"Just part of the journey! Rough with the smooth! Cream always rises," said Richards earlier today, with Sturridge needing a real boost during a tough time - and hopefully, Liverpool and England fans will see him back on the pitch again very soon.

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