June 18 2013 Latest news:
Wednesday, July 4, 2012
Daniel Sturridge is recovering from viral meningitis
Chelsea star Daniel Sturridge is optimistic about making London 2012 after being diagnosed with viral meningitis.
The Blues forward was named in Stuart Pearce’s squad on Monday despite falling ill over the weekend.
“I am starting to feel a lot better and I am optimistic about being able to make the Olympics,” said Sturridge.
“I am fortunate to have received many wishes of support and I want to thank everybody who has sent messages.
“The Chelsea medical team have been closely monitoring everything and they and the doctors and nurses at St Mary’s Hospital have been outstanding throughout.”