West Ham United ‘leading Daniel Sturridge race

West Ham United have emerged as front-runners to sign Liverpool forward Daniel Sturridge this January.

The England international has fallen down the pecking order, with the form of Firmino, Coutinho and Mane limiting the 27-year-old to just four Premier League starts this season.

According to the Express, Various clubs including AC Milan, Tottenham Hotspur and Stoke City are all been linked with a move for the striker, but reports suggest that The Hammers are currently in pole position for his signature.

The East London outfit’s summer search for a high-profile forward saw them bring Simone Zaza, but the Italian has failed to impress and has been tipped for a January move to Valencia.

West Ham manager Slaven Bilic is now reportedly turn his attention to Liverpool’s Sturridge, who is yet to score in the Premier League this season and could be available for £25m.