Six months after snubbing Newcastle, it has been revealed that Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge has once again been offered to the Tyneside outfit.
The former Manchester City man had previously been offered on loan to the Magpies in January. However, Sturridge had snubbed the Tyneside club in favour of a move to West Bromwich Albion.
It is believed that Sturridge, who missed out on an England call-up for the World Cup, could be available for around £15 million. However, it is debatable whether Rafa Benitez is interested in such a deal.
According to the Newcastle Evening Chronicle, Benitez is more interested in strengthening in other positions and has not forgotten the Liverpool striker’s January snub.
Benitez and Jurgen Klopp had agreed a deal in principle in January only for the former Chelsea man to refuse to travel to Tyneside in favour of a move to the Midlands club.
Newcastle then turned to Islam Slimani who had a less than impressive spell at St James’ Park. The same could be said of Daniel Sturridge’s ill-fated move to the Hawthorns.
Sturridge featured just six times for the Baggies in his five months in the Midlands as West Brom were relegated to the Championship. However, this was due to the England international’s injury woes which have plagued his career.
The Liverpool man has impressed in spells with Chelsea and Liverpool with his partnership with Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez lighting up the Premier League in 2013/14.
The Birmingham born striker has also featured 26 times for England famously scoring England’s first goal at the 2014 World Cup as well as scoring a famous equalizer against Wales in UEFA Euro 2016 in France.
Despite it being unlikely that Newcastle will sanction this move it is incredibly important for United to start to make moves in the market which shuts before the season starts.
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