Daniel Sturridge sets sights on Liverpool comeback in time for Man United clash

Daniel Sturridge is set to return to return to Liverpool in two weeks time, and is said to be targeting the club’s clash with Manchester United at the start of September as his first game back, the Daily Express reports.

The Express states that the England international striker has spent the summer in the United States following surgery on a hip injury, and he is now said to be coming to the end of his rehabilitation period on the other side of the pond.

He will travel back to Liverpool’s Melwood training complex before the end of August before pencilling in a potential comeback against the Red Devils at the beginning of September.

Liverpool have reinforced their striking options this summer, with Brendan Rodgers bringing in the likes of Christian Benteke and Roberto Firmino, meaning Sturridge will have to show he is over the problems that reduced him to just 17 appearances last season, scoring just five goals.

The England star had been plagued with thigh, calf and hip problems before heading off for an operation in May.

With the club’s new strikers now on board, it could be a make or break season for the 25-year-old, who will want to demonstrate that he is still capable of keeping up with what Brendan Rodgers is aiming to do with his new look strike force.

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