Liverpool striker Sturridge out for up to 8 weeks

Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge could be sidelined for up to

eight weeks after spraining his ankle during training earlier this


The England forward has scored 11 goals in 14 matches for the

Reds this season and his partnership with Luis Suarez has proved

decisive in many occasions.

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers said before Sunday’s 3-1 loss

at Hull that ”Daniel is probably going to be out six to eight

weeks. It’s a big blow for us because he’s been brilliant since

he’s come in.”