With Juventis closing in on a move for Alexis Sanchez, Liverpool are rumored to be preparing a £27million bid for the Chile attacker.
England were able to quickly respond to an opening goal from Italy but the Italians scored early in the 2nd half and were able to see the game out as the Three Lions fall 1-2.
Liverpool continue their title run chase, defeating Sunderland 2-1, to move to within a point of the top of the table.
Liverpool could only muster a draw against West Bromwich Albion, but their only goal was a result of yet another successful exchange between Luis Suarez and Daniel Sturridge.
Daniel Sturridge scored two goals, the second of which was sensational lob over Tim Howard, as Liverpool crushed Everton 4-0. However, Sturridge failed to score his hat-trick when given a chance from the penalty spot. He skied the kick over Howard's goal, and later tried to shoot when a pass to Suarez was a better option. Much to the Uruguayan's dismay.
Daniel Sturridge made his first start since returning from a lengthy ankle injury and scored a vital goal in Liverpool's comeback as they drew at home with Aston Villa 2-2.
Daniel Sturridge could return to full training today, and be available against Stoke this weekend.
Daniel Sturridge will miss six to eight weeks with the ankle injury he picked up during training this past week.
Liverpool fear Daniel Sturridge is facing a lengthy spell on the sidelines after the striker suffered suspected ankle ligament damage in training.
In a match that saw three lead changes and several goals from set pieces, it was Daniel Sturridge's flicked on header in the 89th minute that provided the final score, as Everton and Liverpool finish in a 3-3 draw.
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Daniel Sturridge, who missed England's match against Chile with a thigh injury, left training early today and will be a doubt for the match against Germany.
Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge has credited the club's psychologist, Steve Peters, with helping him on and off the field.
Daniel Sturridge scored another early goal for Liverpool, but this one didn't hold up as they ended level, 2-2, at Swansea.