Newly promoted Premier League club Aston Villa are reportedly plotting a free transfer move for English international striker Daniel Sturridge this summer.
According to The Sun, Aston Villa want to secure the return of former Liverpool star to Villa Park.
Daniel Sturridge was on the books at Aston Villa as a youngster before he left to join Coventry City.
The 29-year-old went on to play for Premier League champions Manchester City and Europa League champions Chelsea.
Daniel Sturridge is a free agent at the moment after he was released this summer at the end of his contract.
Aston Villa manager Dean Smith wants to add Daniel Sturridge to the firepower at the club.
Dean Smith is a hero at Villa Park within a short period of time after he masterminded the club’s return to the Premier League this summer.
Aston Villa secured their spot in the top flight after they saw off Derby County in the final of the Championship playoffs.
Derby County were beaten 2-1 by Aston Villa who sealed a spot in the Premier League as a result of the win.
Daniel Sturridge would definitely provide Premier League experience for Aston Villa if they manage to secure his transfer.