Daniel Sturridge is too deep to be a threat for England... Liverpool striker needs to take responsibility as a No 9
If Daniel Sturridge is going to continue leading the line for England, he needs to be more selfish.
He played far too deep against Malta and kept getting involved in the link-up play in the wide areas.
That's not what you want from your No 9. You need him to get in between the centre halves and make those movements in behind. It is far too easy for defenders if the centre forward is always in front of them.
If the ball is shifted quickly from one side to the other and a cross comes in behind the back line, you need your centre forward in between the posts ready to pounce.
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