Sevilla are said to be interested in signing Daniel Sturridge on loan until the end of the season, but only if they fail to land their top target.
The England striker is said to be in desperate search for regular game-time as he looks to bolster his chances for the upcoming World Cup.
Despite Coutinho’s exit, Sturridge is still nowhere near the starting eleven with Roberto Firmino and Dominic Solanke certainly the top two centre-forward options now for Jurgen Klopp.
Reports earlier this month linked the 28-year-old with a move to Sevilla but it seems he’s not their top priority either as according to Spanish publication AS, the La Liga club want Chelsea’s Michy Batshuayi on loan until the end of the season ahead of the Liverpool star.
The report claims that Chelsea’s decision on the 24-year-old Belgian though depends on their own chances of getting a goalscorer before the end of this month.
Sturridge, who has been out of action since last month with a muscle injury, has made just 14 appearances including 5 starts in all competitions so far this season scoring 3 goals and 3 assists in the process.
Apart from Sevilla, the striker has also been linked with Southampton, Stoke City, Rafa Benitez’s Newcastle United and Serie A giants Inter Milan in the last few weeks.
A permanent move to any lesser lights of the Premier League could prove to be difficult though as James Pearce of the Echo reported last week that the Reds are open to selling their forgotten star given they receive an offer in the region of £30m.
While a loan move at the moment seems best for all parties, Sturridge’s £150k a week wages could prove to be another hurdle for any possible move this month.
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