Turkish outfit Trabzonspor Kulubu have confirmed the capture of striker Daniel Sturridge on what is expected to be a three-year contract after the Englishman became a free agent this summer.
Sturridge had attracted attention from a number of clubs across Europe, with the forward able to choose his next destination following the expiry of his deal with European champions Liverpool.
It had been claimed that the Super Lig side fought of competition from Turkish rivals Fenerbahce, who were unable to agree personal terms with Sturridge, as well as a number of other clubs from around the world. The two Turkish clubs were
On 18 July 2019, Sturridge was banned from football for six weeks, four of which were suspended, for breaching betting rules after instructing his brother to bet on a possible move to Sevilla, which set back his plans for find a new club sooner.
He will now embark on his first foray into foreign football having turned out for Manchester City, Chelsea, Bolton, Liverpool and West Brom during his 306-game football career.