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Sturridge Unlikely to Face Watford, Rossiter Suffers Further Injury

More injuries!

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Daniel Sturridge is so unlucky in the injury department that it sometimes feels like his injuries have injuries. Having finally made his debut under Jürgen Klopp versus Swansea in November, Sturridge went on to bag two against Southampton in the league cup before finding himself injured again after the Newcastle match.

Those hoping he'd return from his latest niggle to face Watford on Sunday will be sorely disappointed. Though it's perhaps a bit redundant to provide an injury update that reminds everyone that, yes, Daniel Sturridge is still injured, Klopp's original assessment of the striker's hamstring niggle was that he'd be available for selection in time for Sunday's match. Unfortunately — unsurprisingly? — Sturridge hasn't yet returned to full training, and is now out of the running to feature for Klopp's side.

The hits just keep on coming in Liverpool's physio room, as Sturridge isn't the only one to have sustained more than one injury this season. Young Jordan Rossiter has already faced a lengthy spell on the sidelines having sustained a hamstring injury during the international break in October, and now the poor midfielder has gone and strained his other hamstring. Rossiter isn't expected to return from injury until January, barring any further injuries.

Jürgen Klopp has made it clear that he won't buy for the sake of buying new players when the transfer window opens in two weeks, but with Liverpool's physio room busier than ever, Klopp might not have the option to stay out of the transfer market as much as he currently intends.

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