Chelsea boss AVB willing to hand Sturridge immediate start
Chelsea boss Andre Villas-Boas is ready to fully back Danny Sturridge in the opening weeks of the season.
The Portuguese revealed he had told Sturridge to take more risks in possession rather than opting for the safe choices, and is known to have been impressed by the England Under-21 international's scoring threat.
Sturridge appears to have leapfrogged Nicolas Anelka and Salomon Kalou in the pecking order and could start on the right of an attacking trio completed by Drogba and Malouda once he completes his three-game ban.
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