Liverpool and England striker Daniel Sturridge is expecting another big season in the Premier League next year after his impressive run of form for both club and country in 2013/14.
The 24-year-old Three Lions ace is considered one of the best strikers in European football after his fine campaign last season, being the highest scoring English player in the league and linking up beautifully with new Barcelona signing Luis Suarez, scoring a combined 52 league goals for Liverpool.
"We missed out on winning the league last season which is kind of hurtful," said Sturridge.
"But we are moving on now. We are looking forward to a big year, it is going to be a big season and we can't wait to go on as it is going to be amazing."
Sturridge, who is currently on holiday, told the Jamaica Observer: "It is a great feeling; it is a lot of people's dream to be playing for a club like Liverpool, and so I am living my dream and I am thankful for everything that has come my way.
"I am looking forward to the future, as I said before, it is going to be a big deal for me and I am really excited."
The Liverpool star scored one of only two England goals in Brazil this summer, in what was a difficult and disappointing campaign for the side, exiting the competition in the group stages for the first time since 1958.
But, the forward is hopeful the team will improve following the group stage exit, and make a bigger impact at Euro 2016.
"It hurts, but you know in situations like these you live and learn," he added. "You improve from these disappointments and I am looking forward to the future."
"There have been a lot of things that have happened and a lot of things that we have experienced and it has been a great learning curve for us. We are looking forward to the future where we can improve as a team."
Sturridge bagged 24 goals in all competitions for the Reds last season, helping them to second place in the league after they exceeded all expectations. And, the boy from Birmingham is hoping he can go one better this time around on Merseyside, both individually and for his team at Anfield.
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