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Daniel Sturridge has been linked with Liverpool in this transfer window (via The Daily Mirror).
His playing time will be significantly reduced at Chelsea this year, especially with Eden Hazard, Juan Mata and Marko Marin competing for a place in the starting team.
Of course, he is well accustomed to Manchester City. He spent six years there between 2003-2009, and impressed when his debut finally came in 2007.
Since leaving the Premier League champions, Sturridge has continued to develop.
He's by no means the finished article. Distribution remains a weakness of his game, as the 22-year-old often holds on to possession for too long.
At this stage in his career, he also has plenty of strengths. The England international is a deadly finisher, having netted 11 goals in 31 appearances for Chelsea last season.
He carried this form into the 2012 Olympic Games, where he scored two goals in three matches just weeks after suffering a mild case of meningitis.
Sturridge is used to spending time on the bench. This wouldn't be an issue. He's undoubtedly a player who needs to keep learning and a switch back to Man City could provide the perfect opportunity to do so.
Roberto Mancini would be able to utilise him in a number of different attacking roles, providing cover when any of his key men get injured.