Sturridge has recovered from his hamstring injury but interim manager Rafael Benitez is unsure if he will be available, while John Obi Mikel, Gary Cahill and Ramires are suspended.
Benitez has refused to set a comeback date for John Terry's return from a knee injury, while Oriol Romeu has been ruled out for the season following knee surgery.
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