Liverpool complete deal for Chelsea's Sturridge
Published on Jan 3, 2013 7:11 AM
LONDON (AFP) - Liverpool announced on Wednesday that they have completed a deal to sign England international forward Daniel Sturridge from Chelsea on a long-term contract.
The 23-year-old joined Chelsea from Manchester City in 2009 but was unable to impose himself at Stamford Bridge and has been predominantly used as a substitute this season.
"I am humbled and happy to be here," Sturridge told the Liverpool website.
"(Liverpool manager) Brendan Rodgers said he sees me here for a long time, and I also see myself here for a long time. I've not signed here to play for a couple of years and then move on.
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