Sturridge shocker: Chelsea striker demanded 'positional clause' in Liverpool deal!

Chelsea striker Danny Sturridge almost scuppered his imminent move to Liverpool with an extraordinary playing demand.

The Sunday Mirror says negotiations between Sturridge and Liverpool stalled while the 23-year-old asked about a written agreement to play through the middle.

Chelsea forward Sturridge explored the possibility of making it official in any deal that he could only play as a centre-forward.

But he has now accepted a contract stipulating he will play as a centre-forward is not possible and underwent a medical yesterday ahead of completing his January switch.

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