Liverpool striker Sturridge sprains ankle

IANS| Updated: Dec 01, 2013, 16:19 PM IST

London: Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge is expected to miss his side`s Premier League encounter against Hull City Sunday due to an ankle injury.

"The striker rolled his ankle in training," read a statement on the Liverpool website, reports Xinhua.

"Sturridge returned to training at Melwood this week; however, he sustained an ankle sprain which will require further assessment."

The 24-year-old, who has scored nine goals this season, came off the bench to score an 89th-minute equaliser in a thrilling 3-3 draw at Everton last weekend.