Daniel Sturridge sends message to Nathan Redmond on Twitter

Daniel Sturridge scores the first goal for Liverpool

The Liverpool striker was pleased to see the Southampton forward star for the England Under-21 side on Monday.

Daniel Sturridge scores the first goal for Liverpool

Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge has taken to social networking site Twitter to send a message to Southampton attacker Nathan Redmond.

Sturridge was pleased to see Redmond turn on the style for the England Under-21 side against their Slovakian counterparts on Monday.

The 23-year-old, who can operate as a winger or as a forward, scored just past the hour mark to help the England U21s stage a successful 2-1 comeback victory in European Under-21 Championship.

The win against Slovakia means that Aidy Boothroyd's side are one win away from a place in the semi-finals of the prestigious competition.

England's Daniel Sturridge celebrates scoring their second goal

Liverpool striker Sturridge was pleased to see Redmond star for the England U21s, with both the players having been born in Birmingham.

Over the course of the 90 minutes on Monday, the Slovakia U21 side had 52% of the possession, took 10 shots of which three were on target, and earned four corners, according to BBC Sport.

The England U21 team had 48% of the possession, took 13 shots of which eight were on target, and earned six corners, according to BBC Sport.

Southampton's Nathan Redmond in action

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