Daniel Sturridge showered with messages on Instagram after joining Trabzonspor

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Daniel Sturridge is back in business.

Having secured a Champions League medal at the end of last season, the Englishman’s Liverpool career finished on a high. Now, following his release in the summer by Jurgen Klopp, he’s taken his left-footed talents east to compete in Turkey’s Super Lig.

Trabzonspor are the fortunate hosts of this once great Premier League striker, who boasts a record of 77 goals in 218 games, and by the looks of things Sturridge couldn’t be happier.

Taking to his Instagram to announce the move, as so many footballers feel the need to do nowadays, the 29-year-old cracked a Turkish delight “joke” (if you can call it that) and expressed his anticipation for the upcoming season…

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Turkish D Studgie Delight!!! Right that’s my corny joke of the day… Jokes aside looking forward to this new adventure ? thank you God for the blessing ❤️ Bye for now.?? #trabzon #trabzonspor @trabzonspor #turkey

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Mr. Sturridge is clearly a very popular man about Merseyside. Lovely to see Loris Karius giving him a nod as well; maybe they can be buddies (if he’s been forgiven…never walk alone and all that).

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