The Great Britain super-sub scored the pick of the goals in a 3-1 victory over the UAE on Sunday, and expressed his belief that he is getting sharper with each passing day
Sturridge, who started the evening on the bench for Stuart Pearce's side, was a half-time introduction to the contest and staked a strong claim for a place in the starting line-up after scoring Team GB's third goal on 76 minutes to cap off a good night for the Olympic hopefuls.
Yet, despite his goal, the 22 year-old believes he still has more to offer after recovering from viral meningitis to take his place in the squad.
"I'm slowly getting there," he told the BBC. "Obviously I'm not back to my peak and I don't feel as good as I want to at the moment, but it's good to be playing , it's good to be on the pitch and I'm getting sharpness day by day.
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Sturridge also believes that fans have yet to see the best of Team GB, and says that the team is slowly gelling.
He added: "We've only played three games together so it's been difficult for us but, as we've been showing in training, we've been getting a lot better.
"We're starting to know how each other plays now, and it showed tonight with how we played."