Ex-Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge joins Turkish side Trabzonspor

Former forward has joined on a three-year contract, the Turkish club announced on Wednesday. "We have agreed a three-year deal with a one-year option for the professional footballer Daniel Sturridge," Trabzonspor said in a statement.

Former Liverpool and England striker Daniel Sturridge has joined Trabzonspor on a three-year deal, the Turkish Super League side said on Wednesday.

The 29-year-old was released by at the end of his contract in June, ending a six-year stay at the Merseyside club where he scored 67 goals in 160 matches in all competitions.

confirmed that they had landed the free agent in a post on Twitter, which contained a picture of the England international wearing the club's jersey.

Sturridge began his professional career at Manchester City in 2006, moving to Premier League rivals Chelsea three years later before sealing a switch to Liverpool in 2013.

He also had loan spells at Bolton Wanderers and West Bromwich Albion.

Sturridge won the , two FA Cups and the Champions League at Chelsea. He added another Champions League medal at Liverpool last season.

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