Daniel Sturridge out for six to eight weeks

Liverpool and England forward Daniel Sturridge is ruled out for six to eight weeks with an ankle injury.

Liverpool's Daniel Sturridge has been ruled out for six to eight weeks with an ankle injury.

The England forward, who left training on crutches on Friday, could miss 12 Premier League fixtures.

"Daniel Sturridge is out for six to eight weeks, which is obviously a big blow," Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers told reporters.

The 24-year-old will definitely be unavailable for the Reds' trips to Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester City and Chelsea later this month.

Sturridge has scored nine goals in 12 league appearances this season.

Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho in action against Olympiacos during a friendly match on August 3, 2013
Read Next:
Team News: Coutinho on Liverpool bench at Hull
You May Like
Recomended from Sports Mole

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

1Manchester CityMan City24212170185265
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd24165349163353
5Tottenham HotspurSpurs24136547222545
7Leicester CityLeicester249783632434
11West Ham UnitedWest Ham2468103042-1226
13Crystal Palace2467112237-1525
14Huddersfield TownHuddersfield2466121941-2224
15Newcastle UnitedNewcastle2465132234-1223
16Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton2458111733-1623
17Stoke CityStoke2465132550-2523
19West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom24311101931-1220
20Swansea CitySwansea2455141535-2020
Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in with Facebook to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account