Liverpool fans open to Daniel Sturridge exit

Liverpool's Daniel Sturridge (R) is congratulated by teammate Harry Wilson after his first goal against Sydney FC during their end-of-season friendly football match at the Olympic Stadium...

Liverpool's Daniel Sturridge is linked with a move away.

Liverpool's Daniel Sturridge (R) is congratulated by teammate Harry Wilson after his first goal against Sydney FC during their end-of-season friendly football match at the Olympic Stadium...

Liverpool fans are open to the idea of seeing Daniel Sturridge leave the club in January.

The 28-year-old striker has been an unused substitute in five of his last six squad appearances for Liverpool and youngster Dominic Solanke looks like he has moved ahead of him in the queue.

Consequently, The Express reported on Sunday that AC Milan would consider bringing him to Italy when the transfer window opens next month.

Daniel Sturridge of Liverpool celebrates scoring his sides third goal during the UEFA Champions League group E match between Liverpool FC and NK Maribor at Anfield on November 1, 2017 in...

The England international has 74 goals in 194 Premier League appearances for Liverpool, Chelsea and Manchester City - a record that might have been better if not for relentless injuries down the years.

Nevertheless, Sturridge has only started one game for the Reds during the past six weeks and fans of the Anfield club seem open to the prospect of losing him next month.

Liverpool's English striker Daniel Sturridge (C) shoots to score their third goal during the UEFA Champions League Group E football match between Liverpool and NK Maribor at Anfield in...

Liverpool fans are right. Sturridge, as good as he once was, is now resembling deadwood and the future has never really looked very bright for him under Jurgen Klopp.

Brendan Rodgers brought him to Merseyside for a bargain £12 million and he netted 20 Premier League goals in his first full season as the Reds came agonisingly close to winning the title.

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