09/07/2021 at 2:05 PM CEST
The English striker, Daniel Sturridge, scored his first goal with RCD Mallorca in a friendly, a team in which he is on trial after more than a year and a half away from the pitch. He does not have a record at the moment and the entity has not yet commented on his immediate future despite the fact that he exercises in first team dynamics.
The former Liverpool, who terminated his contract with Trabzonspor in March 2020, has not competed in an official match since then and his level is unknown. At 32 years old, the player has confirmed on social networks that his motivation is absolute, but the club has not yet made a decision on this matter and at the moment can only exercise with the team.
The also former Manchester City, Chelsea, Bolton and West Brom has a total of 119 goals as a professional in 329 official matches, in addition to 45 assists. The best moment of his career was at Liverpool under Brendan Rodgers, when he came close to winning the 2013/14 Premier League alongside Sterling and Coutinho.
Objective: consolidate in the elite
Mallorca has started the season at a high level: they drew in their debut against Real Betis and beat Alavés and Espanyol by the minimum to settle at the top of the table together with Real Madrid, Atlético de Madrid, Barcelona, Seville and Valencia. The great objective is to consolidate the project in the elite after ascending on the fast track last season.
To achieve this, players such as Take Kubo, Hoppe, Maffeo, Jaume Costa and Ángel Rodríguez have arrived, waiting to resolve the situation of Daniel Sturridge, which would give the team an extra experience and a scoring nose if it regains its footballing level.