Daniel Sturridge trains with England squad before Portugal friendly

• Liverpool striker seeking to prove fitness ahead of Euro 2016
• Roy Hodgson will trim squad by two prior to Thursday’s match

Daniel Sturridge trained with the rest of the England squad at London Colney on Monday as he attempts to prove his fitness for Euro 2016 after a recent calf injury.

The Liverpool striker, a scorer in the Europa League final against Sevilla, did not feature in last Friday’s friendly victory over Australia at the Stadium of Light for all that Roy Hodgson had made clear he did not consider the niggle likely to keep the forward out of the tournament. The player trained on his own over the weekend but joined the group this morning, taking part in the warm-up and their initial ball-work session.

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