West Bromwich Albion are reportedly close to completing the loan signing of Liverpool forward Daniel Sturridge.
have reportedly moved ahead in the race to sign West Bromwich Albion forward Liverpool on a loan deal during the January transfer window. Daniel Sturridge
Since the start of 2018, clubs have allegedly baulked at paying the £25m asking price for the England international, who has fallen down the pecking order at Anfield.
However, on Monday, it appeared that
had Newcastle United reached a breakthrough with the 28-year-old expecting to make the trip to Tyneside, but those plans are said to have changed.
Sky Sports News, Sturridge - who was born in Birmingham - instead favours a switch to West Brom for the remainder of the season.
Interest from the Baggies appears to have led to
and Sevilla missing out, while Southampton pulled out of the race after Inter Milan signing Guido Carrillo from Monaco.
Sturridge has made a total of 14 appearances this season, but the player's last outing came back on December 6 when he was introduced as a substitute in the Champions League fixture with Spartak Moscow.
Newcastle 'to wrap up Sturridge loan'