England boss hits back at Sturridge claims.
England manager Roy Hodgson has hit back at claims that Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge’s injuries could be down to not being looked after on international duty, CaughtOffside reports.
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The former Chelsea man has had a torrid time with injuries this season, with some feeling that his time with England could be affecting the problem.
Hodgson, however, responded by saying: “It was unfortunate that Daniel got injured as he did. But he’s had a few injuries since then and I don’t think they were down to us.
“Are the three muscle injuries he has picked up this season all down to England? I don’t think so.
“Daniel has had a period of time where he has been plagued by injuries, so I am pleased he’s fit again and back playing.
“But I didn’t know Daniel needed a special programme. If he does, we will take it into account. I wasn’t aware that he had a special programme. If we are told that he does then we will take that into consideration.”