Daniel Sturridge: Liverpool striker's injury record since 2013

As Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge nears his latest return to fitness, it is hard to escape the feeling that we have been here before.

The England forward, 26, moved to Anfield three years ago but has been unavailable for 54.8% of his time at the club - that's 614 days missed out of 1,121 spent on Merseyside.

Reds manager Jurgen Klopp said after taking over that Sturridge needs to "learn what is serious pain and what is only pain".

So just how bad is his injury record? Here, with the help of experts PhysioRoom, we take a detailed look at his fitness problems since signing for Liverpool in January 2013:

Daniel Sturridge's injuries:

3 February 2013

Thigh injury

14 days missed

25 February 2013

Thigh injury

13 days missed

19 March 2013

Thigh injury

Three days missed

29 May 2013

Ankle injury

73 days missed

1 September 2013

Thigh injury

15 days missed

9 November 2013

Thigh injury

10 days missed

29 November 2013

Ankle injury

44 days missed

13 April 2014

Hamstring injury

14 days missed

14 June 2014

Dead leg

Five days missed

31 July 2014

Hamstring injury

Ten days missed

5 September 2014

Thigh strain

38 days missed

13 October 2014

Calf strain

36 days missed

18 November 2014

Thigh strain

74 days missed

22 March 2014

Hip injury

13 days missed

8 April 2015

Hip injury

165 days missed

16 October 2015

Knee injury

36 days missed

26 November 2015

Foot injury

Three days missed

6 December 2015

Hamstring injury

48 days missed

Total days missed: 614

Most injury-prone players

Jack Wilshere, 21 injuries

Gabriel Agbonlahor, 20 injuries

Daniel Sturridge, 18 injuries

Most days missed

Steven Pienaar, 759 days

Andy Carroll, 641 days

Daniel Sturridge, 614 days

Most days missed to one injury

Libor Kozak, 494 days

Jay Rodriguez, 422 days

Abou Diaby, 391 days

All data since January 2013