DANIEL STURRIDGE could remain a Liverpool player beyond the season after modelling the club’s new 125th anniversary kit.
A string of injuries and dip in form looked to have ended the England international’s stint with the club when the transfer window opens in the summer.
The 27-year-old has made five Premier League starts this campaign bagging himself just two goals.
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But the Reds have dropped a hint that they plan on keeping Sturridge at the club after he was chosen to unveil Liverpool’s new kit alongside Roberto Firmino, Adam Lallana and Philippe Coutinho.
The smart New Balance strip celebrates the club’s history with the dates ‘1892’ and ‘2017’ embroidered on either side of the Liver bird.
The official Liverpool website revealed that the shirt “takes inspiration from previous kits: returning to a rich, darker red and incorporating tonal pin stripes, with the jersey framed by a v-neck white-tipped collar.”
And they will be hoping the new jersey, which includes a green goalkeeper kit, can inspire the club to success under Jurgen Klopp.
The faltering Reds are currently locked in a fierce battle for a top four spot that was made more difficult with a 2-1 home defeat to Crystal Palace in their last outing.
They remain six points clear of Arsenal in sixth but both Manchester clubs and the Gunners all have two games in hand as we approach the tail end of the season.
And they may have Sturridge back in the squad before the end of the campaign after the striker returned to training following a hip injury.