Daniel Sturridge pictured in Turkish airport as he jets in to seal free transfer to Trabzonspor

By | 19th August 2019

DANIEL STURRIDGE has landed in Turkey to seal his free transfer to Trabzonspor.

The ex-Liverpool and England striker touched down ahead of his move to the Super Lig side.

Sturridge, 29, was released by the Liverpool at the end of last season after six years, 60 goals and 160 appearances since joining from Chelsea in 2013.

The striker was wanted by also wanted by Monaco but the Turkish side appear to have pipped them to the post.


SunSport reported last week that Fenerbahce offered the ex-Chelsea and Man City star a £9million-a-year package.

Strurridge is free to resume his career following an FA ban for breaching betting regulations.

The former Bolton and West Brom forward was handed a £75,000 fine and a six-week ban after being found to have told his brother Leon to place a bet on him joining Sevilla in January 2018.

Sturridge is believed to have had 13 offers in total across the globe.

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Including MLS outfit DC United – where he could have replaced the soon-to-be departed Wayne Rooney – La Liga’s Real Betis, Marseille and Serie A side Bologna.

A switch to Qatar was also said to be on the table.

Sun columnist Karren Brady recently compared the forward to Neymar but said his sulky reputation meant no one wanted him.

Daniel Sturridge has touched down in Turkey to seal his move to Trabzonspor

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