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Supposedly one of the problems that Daniel Sturridge has with staying at Chelsea is that he has not been given a chance to play centrally.
As per the Telegraph:
One of the concerns Rodgers harboured last August was the former Manchester City striker publicly stated preference to play in a central role.
If Luis Suarez is to remain as the Reds' centre forward, how does the move to Liverpool suit Sturridge?
It suits him because it matters not where the player's name is written down on a piece of paper, on a Sky Sports visual showing the tactical line-up, nor even on the managerial tactics board in the dressing room.
What matters is whereabouts on the pitch Sturridge does his work, whereabouts he can make his runs and receive the ball, and how often he can get into goalscoring positions, centrally.
Liverpool's attack is based on possession and movement. Crucially, that second element has not been perfected yet—Rodgers simply doesn't have the personnel for it.
From the middle, Suarez will drop deep, work the channels, link with midfielders and, sometimes, even work off the shoulder of the defenders.
When he moves wide, drifts between the full-backs and centre backs or drops into deeper areas, Suarez leaves a gap in the middle of Liverpool's attack. This should be filled by either runners from midfield or else the wide forwards making up ground and using their off the ball ability to take up scoring positions when coming infield.
Daniel Sturridge might start games "on the right" for the Reds, but his big role in the team will be to move central and be a threat through the middle as often as possible, thereby giving him the chance to score goals and affect games in the centre.