Sturridge confident of fitness ahead of England clash against Germany

Sturridge says he is raring to go for England after working hard on his fitness Photo: PA

Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge is confident of being fit to return for England against Germany on Tuesday.

The 24-year-old has been struggling with a foot problem but expects to be fit to return for the clash at Wembley.

"I've had a lot of treatment last few days, I've been working hard to make sure I'm okay," he said at a press conference.

"I'm going to go out on the training field today and I'm raring to go for the game."

The injury forced Sturridge to sit out Friday's defeat to Chile and he said: "It was very frustrating.

"It's important for me to be fit and to play for England, it's an opportunity that I'm relishing. If can remain fit, that's what's important for me, to be putting on the England shirt and playing.

"It's not a serious injury so I'm hopeful that it doesn't continue to linger on. I've been playing with it for the past couple of games and it's been hindering my performance.

"But I had a scan and I'm ready to go, I'm delighted the pain's not too bad and I'm looking forward to it."