Daniel Sturridge explains his hunger to win silverware with Liverpool this season

Daniel Sturridge celebrates after scoring the first goal for Liverpool

Sturridge has come close to silverware on three occasions with the Reds, but is determined to taste success this time.

Daniel Sturridge scores the second goal for Liverpool

Liverpool forward Daniel Sturridge seems intent on winning his first piece of silverware for the Reds after coming so close on three separate occasions. 

Sturridge was part of the side that narrowly missed out on the Premier League title in 2014, and he played in both the League Cup final and Europa League final against Manchester City and Sevilla respectively with the club ending up empty handed on both occasions. 

He is quoted in the Liverpool Echo saying that silverware is the aim for himself and the side this season and wants to show others he is the best striker in the Premier League.

Daniel Sturridge scores the first goal for Liverpool

He said: “We want to be as successful as possible. The main aim is to win trophies with Liverpool.

“That’s all I’ve wanted to do since I’ve been here. We have been so close to winning the Premier League, so close to winning two finals, but this year is the year when we have to try and win that trophy.

“I will let my feet do the talking. You guys have known me a long time and know I believe in myself.”

Sturridge is certainly a forward capable of delivering a stack of goals across an entire season but in the past couple of years his fitness has been a cause for concern.

Daniel Sturridge celebrates scoring the first goal for Liverpool

However, one welcome aspect to the Reds' pre-season is that he has been able to get through Euro 2016 and play against both AC Milan and Roma on their tour of the United States.

In the 2013/14 season, Sturridge managed to score 24 goals in all competitions, and a similar return would be a boost for them this season. After returning from injury in February, Sturridge has been fit for the most part and those connected with the Reds will hope his problems are now behind him. 

It is worth noting that despite his troubles last season, he still finished the season as top scorer in all competitions with 13 goals. A whole season with their most gifted finisher available could be the difference between success and another season with the trophy cabinet gathering dust.

Daniel Sturridge celebrates with team mates after scoring the third goal for Liverpool

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