The former Liverpool player Daniel Sturridge is approaching the Turkish club Trabzonspor, sources told ESPN FC.
The Black Sea players have announced to Sturridge an improved offer of about 2 €. -3 million euros bonus.
Sturridge's mother and uncle - who also serves as the attorney - traveled to Istanbul on Thursday and arrive in Trabzon on Friday, where club officials will take them on a tour of the region and hold in-depth discussions. 19659002] The club struggled to convince the British international to settle in Trabzon during their last round of talks but feels it is in a stronger position after the end of Premier's transfer window League last week.
The "Black Sea Storm" are confident that they will be able to sign Sturridge and expect the decision to be made in the coming days unless they receive a better offer elsewhere. Sturridge, 29, was waiting for a Premier League team, but he did not receive any offers from England.
Trabzonspor face rivals Super Lig Basaksehir, but the Istanbul team are only willing to pay 1 million euros to Sturridge. per year due to his history of injuries and off-field issues. Sturridge got a short ban for violating the betting rules but can play football again after serving his suspension.
Sturridge also had talks with the MLS DC United team . the club is also worried about his injuries.
Sturridge has spent his entire career in Premier League clubs including Manchester City, Chelsea and Liverpool. He has also been a lender with Bolton Wanders and West Bromwich Albion.
He was part of two UEFA Champions League winners, first in 2010-11 with Chelsea and last season with Liverpool. He was also part of Chelsea's winning 2009-10 campaign. In all, he made 306 appearances at club level, scoring 105 goals.
Internationally, Sturridge made 26 appearances for England, scoring eight goals. He was part of the English teams at the 2012 Olympics, 2014 World Cup and Euro 2016.
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