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Daniel Sturridge vows to fight for Chelsea place

Sturridge vows to fight for Chelsea place
Daniel Sturridge promises to fight for his place in the Chelsea side as he bids to impress new boss Andre Villas-Boas.

Chelsea striker Daniel Sturridge has vowed to work hard for his place in Andre Villas-Boas's starting lineup.

The England Under-21 player is hoping to impress the new manager as he looks to challenge the more experienced Fernando Torres and Didier Drogba for a place in the side.

Sturridge told the official Chelsea website: "I’m here training in pre-season and looking forward to the start of the new season, where I can show everybody what I am capable of doing.

"It is the same in every team around the world. Every striker has got to fight for their place and it is no different here. It is a thing every striker has got to be prepared to do."

Sturridge spent much of last season on loan at Bolton, where he impressed by scoring eight goals in twelve appearances.

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