David Beckham’s Inter Miami takes on DC United in a bid to bring in free agent Daniel Sturridge with ex-Liverpool and Chelsea forward contemplating switching to MLS
- Daniel Sturridge has been a free agent since he left Trabzonspor last year
- The ex-Liverpool forward has MLS interest from Inter Miami and DC United
- Sturridge is considering both offers ahead of the start of the new MLS season
David Beckham’s Inter Miami and rivals DC United compete for former England international Daniel Sturridge.
Both clubs have pointed out to Sturridge’s representatives their interest in the 31-year-old former Liverpool forward.
And Free Agent Sturridge is seriously considering becoming the latest player to cross the pond and become part of the English Revolution in America.
Daniel Sturridge has been a free agent since he left Turkey’s Trabzonspor last year
Inter Miami owner David Beckham would like to bring the English striker to Major League Soccer
The forward has a big decision on whether to play in the MLS in the upcoming season or be patient and see if interest in him is confirmed from a few Premier League clubs for the 2021-22 season.
Sturridge maintains his fitness despite not having a club since he left Trabzonspor last year.
He believes he has unfinished business in the Premier League, but is drawn to the prospect of a move to MLS, where the standard is constantly evolving.
Miami is undergoing a makeover after the arrival of Phil Neville as coach.
Beckham (right) hired close friend Phil Neville (left) to seduce English talent
They already have Kieran Gibbs and Ryan Shawcross lined up and have winger Lewis Morgan, who’s been capped by Scotland, on their books.
Beckham hasn’t been shy about telling the world’s best talent that he moved to Miami to be part of his franchise.
“ When we announced Miami there was always talk about which players we would bring in, whether it was Ronaldo, Messi, Neymar, ” Beckham told ESPN
There would always be discussions. I don’t really think it’s hard for players to decide, to be honest, because it’s a great place.
‘Obviously it’s a great city, I feel like we have a great fan base, but I also understand that there is a lot of talent in Miami and South Florida, and I think we have a real opportunity.
“Miami is a city with that appeal to players who have played in Europe who are big stars.”
Kieran Gibbs (left) will join while former Stoke captain Ryan Shawcross (right) also arrives