Daniel Sturridge was at the double and Brendan Rodgers can breathe a bit easier for now as Liverpool survived a late rally to defeat Aston Villa, 3-2.
The long-awaited return of Daniel Sturrdige received a positive boost with news that the forward in now back in full training but Brendan Rodgers would not give a timetable for his return to competitive action.
Daniel Sturridge is back in Merseyside to begin training again with Liverpool as he takes the next step in returning from a hip problem, but Brendan Rodgers could offer not timetable yet on the forward's return to competitive action.
The latest timetable for Daniel Sturridge's return has the oft-injured striker back in training by the time the calendar flips to September.
Following surgery to Daniel Sturridge's hip, Brendan Rodgers has announced that he hopes to see the striker make a return in September.
Daniel Sturridge will play no further part this season after Liverpool made the decision for the England international to undergo surgery in an attempt to have the striker fully fit for the start of new campaign.
A hip injury threatens to rule Daniel Sturridge out for the remainder of the season after Brendan Rodgers admitted he was "unsure" when the striker would return.
When asked about the status of Daniel Sturridge, Brendan Rodgers admitted he was unsure when the striker would be ready, but has ruled him out for Liverpool's trip to The Hawthorns tomorrow.
Daniel Sturridge has not been ruled out of Liverpool's FA Cup semifinal match against Aston Villa this weekend, but signs are not positive as the striker had been absent from training as of yesterday.
Brendan Rodgers provided good news for Liverpool heading into their weekend clash with Arsenal by declaring Daniel Sturridge fit and available for Saturday.
Scans on Daniel Sturridge's hip did not come back clean and the striker is looking at up to a month on the sideline according to England manager Roy Hodgson.
Daniel Sturridge is dealing with a hip injury that as ruled him out of England's Euro 2016 qualifier against Lithuania.
Daniel Sturridge scored in Liverpool's 2-0 win over Burnley.
Brendan Rodgers had some very positive things to say regarding the return of Daniel Sturridge to his XI.