Liverpool star Daniel Sturridge reveals why he supported Arsenal as a boy

The injured striker will be hoping his current team defeat the club he once supported.

This weekend Liverpool face Arsenal in another massive Premier League fixture, as both teams look to stay on track for finishing in the top four come the end of the season.

Arsenal have recently showed some good form, with wins over Galatasaray and Newcastle United banishing the memory of their recent Stoke City nightmare.

Liverpool's Capital One Cup win over Bournemouth offered a slight reprieve from a woeful recent state of affairs. Dumped out of the Champions League and comfortably defeated by their arch-rivals Manchester United it has not been a great time at Anfield.

One reason for their struggles has been a lack of goals. Not only did they lose Luis Suarez to Barcelona in the summer they have also had to deal with the absence of Daniel Sturridge who has been struggling with significant muscular injuries all season.

So he is out of action for the time being, but will no doubt be watching on as Liverpool take on The Gunners at Anfield on Sunday.

Plus, he has now once again spoken about his former love for Arsenal as a boy.

He was quizzed by Liverpool fans from Mumbai over many topics including the team he supported.

He answered:

"I supported, when I was growing up, Arsenal.

"Because I was a striker. The players they had, the strikers they had at the time. Nicolas Anelka, [Dennis] Bergkamp, and then you had Thierry Henry, player's like that, so yeah I looked up to those players."

Liverpool will just hope the players they have at their current disposal will be capable of defeating Sturridge's former favourites.

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