The Belgian winger has six goals and two assists to his name from Chelsea's first seven league games.
Wright revealed he is predicting Liverpool to win 2-1 and added, "I've given a goal to Salah and Mane". I think so and he is trying to do it.
"I think he's a top, top player".
"It was a good goal, the boys worked tirelessly all game", Sturridge told BT Sport postmatch.
No club does yo-yoing quite like Chelsea - it has been boom one year, bust the next, far too often for the club's liking in recent seasons - but the bounce is back at Stamford Bridge and that makes them a unsafe outsider in this year's race for the title.
Since his maiden season in the Premier League in 2011-12, the Iceland worldwide has scored 18 goals from outside the box in the competition - a haul only former Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho can better (19). I think we have the quality in the offensive phase.More news: Kavanaugh hearing: Five things you may have missed
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However, Sturridge couldn't contain his emotions after his effort during Liverpool's Carabao Cup defeat and sent an apologetic message to his former club.
Salah was always likely to have his form scrutinised more closely this season given his stunning exploits in 2017-18, and this performance will have done little to keep the critics off his back. After the World Cup I wanted to leave because my dream is to play in Spain.
But Chelsea's credentials are not just down to Hazard and their ability to draw on recent successes.
It was an exciting opening to the game as both sides were keen to get the ball forward with Mohamed Salah and Willian among the players to waste decent chances during the opening twenty minutes.
Belgium playmaker Hazard came off the bench to knock Liverpool out of the League Cup with a superb solo strike at Anfield on Wednesday.