Report: Rodgers wants Liverpool's Daniel Sturridge at Leicester City

Liverpool's English striker Daniel Sturridge (R) celebrates with Liverpool's Northern Irish manager Brendan Rodgers after scoring the opening goal of the English Premier League football...

Leicester City are reportedly keen on Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge.

(THE SUN OUT, THE SUN ON SUNDAY OUT)  Brendan Rodgers manager of Liverpool with Daniel Sturridge of Liverpool during a Press conference at Anfield on February 18, 2015 in Liverpool,...

According to The Sun, Leicester City boss Brendan Rodgers wants a reunion with striker Daniel Sturridge this summer.

The Foxes had been in fine form under Rodgers, winning four games in a row, but lost 1-0 at home to Newcastle United on Friday night in a minor blip.

That defeat showed that new boss Rodgers still has plenty of work to do at the King Power Stadium this summer, and attacking reinforcements may well be needed.

 

Too much is placed on Jamie Vardy in attack, and with Kelechi Iheanacho failing to live up this billing, another striker is absolutely needed at the club this summer.

Now, it's claimed that Rodgers wants to bring in Liverpool attacker Sturridge, who will become a free agent in a matter of weeks as his Anfield contract will expire.

Rodgers worked with Sturridge at Chelsea before signing him for Liverpool in a £12million deal in 2013 (The Telegraph), and gave him the best season of his career with 24 goals in 33 games in the 2013-14 season.

(THE SUN OUT & SUN ON SUNDAY OUT) Brendan Rodgers manager of Liverpool and Daniel Sturridge of Liverpool talking during a training session at Melwood Training Ground on March 14, 2014 in...

Injuries have ravaged the 29-year-old though, and he has started just two Premier League games this season, falling down Jurgen Klopp's pecking order as he prepares to leave Anfield.

Reuniting with Rodgers on a free transfer makes sense for Sturridge, giving him a chance to work under a manager who believes in him again, whilst having a chance to play first-team football once again.

Liverpool's English striker Daniel Sturridge (R) celebrates with Liverpool's Northern Irish manager Brendan Rodgers after scoring the opening goal of the English Premier League football...

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