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Rafael Benitez: 'Daniel Sturridge nearing Chelsea exit'

Benitez: 'Sturridge nearing exit'
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Chelsea interim manager Rafael Benitez claims that Daniel Sturridge should soon be completing a £12m move to Liverpool.

Chelsea interim manager Rafael Benitez has claimed that Daniel Sturridge is nearing a move to Liverpool.

The striker is expected to undergo a medical at Anfield in the coming days ahead of a proposed £12m switch from the European champions.

When asked if he could confirm the transfer, Benitez told Sky Sports News: "I cannot confirm it but I think so."

Sturridge joined Chelsea from Manchester City for free in 2009.


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