Sturridge To Quit Chelsea?

The striker is reportedly unsure about his future with the Blues.

Paul Tamburroby Paul Tamburro

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Take this one with a hefty spoonful of salt as it's being reported by The Sun on an otherwise slow news day, but reportedly Chelsea striker Daniel Sturridge is questioning his future with the club and may wish to leave after his contract expires in just over a years time.

The Sun reports that a 'pal' has spoken for Sturridge saying that he "will be distraught if Chelsea finish outside the top four — he's desperate to prove himself at the highest level and that means he wants Champions League football, not Europa League."

Chelsea's poor run recently has seen them drop to fifth on the league table after acquiring just 12 points of a possible 30, with their loss to Everton last Saturday reportedly sparking a training ground confrontation between Andre-Villas Boas and his squad.

Daniel Sturridge Jose Bosingwa of Chelsea tackles team mate Daniel Sturridge as John Terry (L) and Fernando Torres look on during a training session ahead of the UEFA Champions League Group E match between Valencia CF and Chelsea at the Estadio Mestalla on September 27, 2011 in Valencia, Spain.

If this story is true it would be no surprise that Sturridge feels a little let down by his manager, with him currently placing behind AVB's infamously disappointing £50million signing Fernando Torres in the teams centre-forward hierarchy, despite having scored more than the Spaniard whilst playing wide.

Sturridge reportedly wishes to renegotiate his contract and (ready those spoons of salt again, boys) is already being eyed up by the likes of Tottenham and Arsenal.

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