Former Liverpool and England striker Daniel Sturridge has signed for Australian membership Perth Glory for the 2021-22 season.
The 32-year-old had been with out a membership since leaving Turkish membership Trabzonspor in March 2020.
“It is a implausible alternative to attempt a brand new problem,” stated Sturridge.
Glory proprietor Tony Sage added: “Daniel is undoubtedly one of many largest signings not solely in Glory’s historical past, however within the historical past of the A-League.”
Sturridge spent six and a half seasons at Liverpool, scoring 67 targets in 160 video games earlier than a mortgage transfer to West Brom for the second half of the 2017-18 season.
He moved to Turkey in the summertime of 2019 as a free agent.
His three-year take care of Trabzonspor was terminated the next March as the previous Manchester Metropolis and Chelsea ahead was given a four-month worldwide ban for breaching betting guidelines.
“When the chance happened, it felt like the appropriate factor to do, to take my expertise someplace the place I can take pleasure in my soccer in a aggressive league and attempt to assist the crew be as profitable as they presumably may be,” stated Sturridge.
“I’ll put my greatest foot ahead, work arduous and attempt to assist the crew win every sport that comes by after which we’ll see the place we find yourself when the season finishes.”