Liverpool might have gone 30 years with out successful a league title – lastly ending that barren run final season – however they nonetheless had a bunch of world-class footballers of their ranks between 1990-2020.
Fernando Torres, Steven Gerrard, Xabi Alonso, Javier Mascherano and Philippe Coutinho have been among the many elite gamers who did not win a Premier League title at Anfield.
Former Liverpool teen Conor Masterson had the privilege of seeing a few of these superstars up shut in coaching.
The centre-back, who joined Queens Park Rangers in the summertime of 2019 after being launched by Liverpool, has performed a wide-ranging interview with Goal.com about his experiencing with the Merseyside outfit.
After being invited to coach with the senior group at Melwood by Brendan Rodgers, the previous Liverpool Below-18s captain was struck by the outrageous capability of 1 participant specifically.
Masterson says that Coutinho was particular, however insists Daniel Sturridge was on a completely completely different stage.
“Daniel Sturridge, man!” he stated. “He was only a joke. He ripped everybody aside.
“[Philippe] Coutinho was good, however Sturridge was on one other stage.
“He was so sharp, he had tempo, he may end, he had talent, he may do all the pieces.
“He stood out a mile to me.”
It’s straightforward to overlook simply how good Sturridge was throughout his first 18 months at Anfield.
He scored 11 objectives in his first 16 appearances for the Reds following his transfer from Chelsea in 2013 after which netted 24 objectives in 33 video games the next season as Liverpool narrowly missed out on the Premier League title.
Sturridge’s relationship with Raheem Sterling and Luis Suarez was particular, and the Anfield trustworthy have been handled to some memorable performances through the 2013-14 marketing campaign.
Sadly, although, Sturridge’s Liverpool profession was then hindered by a sequence of premature accidents which considerably lowered his taking part in time over the subsequent 5 seasons.
The previous England worldwide finally joined Trabzonspor in 2019 however is at present a free agent on the age of 31.
Nonetheless, he’ll endlessly occupy a particular place within the hearts of each Liverpool supporter.