Liverpool's Daniel Sturridge faces spell out with muscle tear
Liverpool's Daniel Sturridge faces spell out with muscle tear

Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge is facing another spell on the sidelines after England manager Roy Hodgson confirmed he had suffered a muscle tear in his hip.

Danny Rose pulls out of England squad through injury
Danny Rose pulls out of England squad through injury

Tottenham Hotspur defender Danny Rose has withdrawn from the England squad through injury having only recently been drafted in as a late replacement.

Daniel Sturridge, Adam Lallana out of England games
Daniel Sturridge, Adam Lallana out of England games

Liverpool pair Daniel Sturridge and Adam Lallana have withdrawn from the England squad for the Euro 2016 qualifier against Lithuania and a friendly against Italy because of injury.

Louis Van Gaal beams after Manchester United storm Anfield
Louis Van Gaal beams after Manchester United storm Anfield

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal heralded his team`s 2-1 victory over Champions League qualification rivals Liverpool at Anfield as "one of the most important in my career".

Manchester United punish Steven Gerrard, Chelsea extend lead
Manchester United punish Steven Gerrard, Chelsea extend lead

Manchester United punished Steven Gerrard`s moment of madness as Juan Mata`s double secured a vital 2-1 win over bitter rivals Liverpool, while leaders Chelsea reestablished their stranglehold on the Premier League title race with a 3-2 victory at Hull on Sunday.

Liverpool vs Manchester United: Steven Gerrard off as Juan Mata brace ends Reds run
Liverpool vs Manchester United: Steven Gerrard off as Juan Mata brace ends Reds run

Steven Gerrard`s last game against Manchester United ended with an ignominious red card as Juan Mata`s superb double condemned Liverpool to a 2-1 defeat at Anfield on Sunday.

Race for Premier League top four heats up
Race for Premier League top four heats up

As the Premier League weekend action heads for another big showdown, top clubs in and around the top four places have another chance at consolidating their position. Gameweek 24 promises to be a classic sort of affair with several high profile teams taking on each other including two big derbies.

Daniel Sturridge hails team-mates after scoring return
Daniel Sturridge hails team-mates after scoring return

 Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge has praised team-mates Philippe Coutinho and Raheem Sterling after marking his return from injury with a goal against West Ham United.

Brendan Rodgers pleads for Daniel Sturridge patience
Brendan Rodgers pleads for Daniel Sturridge patience

Rodgers pleads for Sturridge patience Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has cautioned about placing too much expectation on Daniel Sturridge following his goalscoring return to action in a 2-0 win at home to West Ham.

Title in the balance, Daniel Sturridge strikes on Reds return
Title in the balance, Daniel Sturridge strikes on Reds return

Premier League leaders Chelsea remained five points clear of second-placed Manchester City after drawing 1-1 with the defending champions in Saturday`s late kick-off at Stamford Bridge.

Daniel Sturridge strikes on Reds return while United go third
Daniel Sturridge strikes on Reds return while United go third

 Daniel Sturridge put nearly five months of injury frustration behind him by coming off the bench to score in Liverpool`s 2-0 win at home to West Ham in the Premier League on Saturday.

Gerrard could manage Liverpool one day: Sturridge
Gerrard could manage Liverpool one day: Sturridge

Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge is convinced outgoing captain Steven Gerrard will one day become manager at the Anfield.

Brendan Rodgers has no fears over Daniel Sturridge return
Brendan Rodgers has no fears over Daniel Sturridge return

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers says he has no concerns about how Daniel Sturridge will fit into his redefined formation ahead of the striker`s long-awaited comeback from injury.

Daniel Sturridge desperate to make Liverpool return
Daniel Sturridge desperate to make Liverpool return

Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge admits he is desperate to finally make his comeback this weekend after a five-month injury lay-off.

Rodgers tells Balotelli to train harder to be part of Liverpool's matchday squad
Rodgers tells Balotelli to train harder to be part of Liverpool's matchday squad

Liverpool football team manager Brendan Rodgers has warned Italian striker Mario Balotelli to train harder with the team everyday in order to be in the squad on matchday.

Brendan Rodgers issues Mario Balotelli warning as Daniel Sturridge eyes return
Brendan Rodgers issues Mario Balotelli warning as Daniel Sturridge eyes return

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers insisted Mario Balotelli must do more in training as he prepared to welcome back fellow forward Daniel Sturridge to first-team action.

Brendan Rodgers won`t gamble on Daniel Sturridge fitness
Brendan Rodgers won`t gamble on Daniel Sturridge fitness

Brendan Rodgers has no intention of gambling on the fitness of Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge at Sunderland on Saturday.

Liverpool face up to life without ageing Steven Gerrard
Liverpool face up to life without ageing Steven Gerrard

While the emotional bond formed of 17 years sterling service to his boyhood club ensures Steven Gerrard`s exit will be an emotional occasion, his ageing legs and dwindling reserves of energy mean the hero of yesteryear had already departed.

Liverpool's Daniel Sturridge set for January return: Brendan Rodgers
Liverpool's Daniel Sturridge set for January return: Brendan Rodgers

Liverpool`s Daniel Sturridge is set for a January return, according to manager Brendan Rodgers, who hinted he was unlikely to dip into the transfer market to solve the club`s current striker issues.

Atletico Madrid, Liverpool in race to re-sign Fernando Torres
Atletico Madrid, Liverpool in race to re-sign Fernando Torres

Suddenly, Fernando Torres has become a desired target for some of the top clubs in Europe. Currently, on loan at AC Milan from Chelsea, the Spaniard striker could either make a return to Atletico Madrid, or Liverpool this January transfer window.