England should take Daniel Sturridge to Euro 2016 says Robbie Fowler

Daniel Sturridge

The striker made an impressive return in Liverpool's 6-0 win over Aston Villa on Sunday.

England should take Daniel Sturridge to Euro 2016 this summer even if he is only half-fit, Robbie Fowler has told the Liverpool Echo.

The striker has once again spent the vast majority of this season on the treatment table, with a series of niggling injuries having limited his game time once again.

When he has been fit though he has shown his quality, with his performance in the 6-0 win over Aston Villa once again showing how important he is to Jurgen Klopp’s side.

And Fowler says that he should head to France in the summer with England, even if he is only half-fit.

“Jamie Vardy is nailed on and he will probably go. Harry Kane, yes, nailed on. Wayne Rooney, nailed on,” he told the Liverpool Echo.

“How many is he going to take, four or five? I'd take one more if I'm being honest. Daniel Sturridge has only played a few games this year, he's not fit, but I'd still take him.”

“Daniel Sturridge, if he's half fit, he has got to go. He is a tremendous player who can get a goal out of nothing, and that's something England might need.”

Whether there is a place in England’s squad for Sturridge to take however, is another matter entirely.

Kane, Rooney and Vardy all look certain to be a part of the squad given their importance and form this season, meaning there is likely only to be one more place to fill.

That is currently being eyed by several strikers, with the likes of Jermain Defoe, Theo Walcott, Danny Welbeck and even Charlie Austin likely fancying their chances of making it in.

That means Sturridge faces a fight to get in, even if he managed to stay fully fit, never mind half fit.

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