Klopp’s decision to let Sturridge leave Liverpool riles Arsenal legend

Date published: Tuesday 30th January 2018 2:14

Arsenal legend Ian Wright claims Daniel Sturridge has made a mistake choosing West Brom over Newcastle.

Sturridge was unveiled by the Baggies on Monday, signing a loan deal to keep him at the club until the end of the season.

West Brom wasn’t the strikers only choice of destination, as it was widely reported that Newcastle were keen, but family reasons meant a move to the Hawthorns was more suitable.

Despite Sturridge claiming the decision was made with being closer to his family in mind, Wright questioned the move.

“Being a Newcastle hero is different to being a West Brom hero, with all due respect,” Wright told BBC 5 Live’s Monday Night Club.

“We are talking about a set of fans that when you are wanting to get a lift when you are playing because you haven’t had love for the last three or four years; to me, if I was in his position right now, I would have chosen Newcastle.

“Watching Newcastle recently, they have missed a lot of chances – chances I believe he could have taken.

“If they had taken those chances then the player who are providing those chances would then continue to try and take them.

“So I think going to Newcastle with that roar, he could have really galvanised them.”

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