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Peter Crouch linked with Burnley move

Burnley have been linked with a £500,000 move for veteran striker Peter Crouch. The 37-year old found himself relegated at the end of last season with Stoke City, whose new manager, Gary Rowett, is prepared to listen for offers for the former England international after signing Benik Afobe from Wolves. Burnley manger Sean Dyche wants to bolster his attacking options ...

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Tom Ince linked with a move to Stoke City

Stoke City have held discussions with Huddersfield Town winger Tom Ince as they look to further strengthen their squad ahead of their push to seek an immediate return to the Premier League. According to The Daily Mail, the move for Ince was prompted after the Potters became frustrated in their attempt to sign Matt Richie from Newcastle. Tom, 26=year old ...

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Villa turn down Stoke bid for Welsh defender

Aston Villa have turned down an opening bid for defender James Chester from fellow Championship club Stoke City. The 29-year old former Hull City and West Bromwich Albion centre back, was one of Villa’s best players last season in their run to the play-off final, and formed a solid partnership with former Chelsea and England captain John Terry. Now he ...

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Swiss ace provides update on his future after World Cup exit

Switzerland star Xherdan Shaqiri has provided an update on his future following his country’s exit from the World Cup at the hands of Sweden. The diminutive Stoke playmaker is on the market following his club’s relegation to the Championship, with a release clause in his contract allowing him to leave The Potters for anything between £12 million and £14 million, ...

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United set to complete surprise move for veteran keeper

Manchester United are close to completing a £1.5 million move for Stoke reserve keeper Lee Grant. The 35-year old veteran will become Manchester United’s third signing of the summer, after Diogo Dalot from Porto, and Fred from Shaktar Donetsk, and is being signed to provide cover for David de Gea and back-up Sergio Romero. That is, according to The Sun, ...

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Joe Allen signs new contract with Stoke City

Stoke City’s hopes of securing an immediate return to the Premier League have been boosted after their influential midfielder signed a new 4 – year deal with the club. The 28-year old Welsh international was the subject of serious interest from a number of top flight clubs, and had a release clause in his contract of £25 million which could ...

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Afobe to join Stoke – just days after Wolves move

In what may be the most unexpected transfer of the summer window so far, striker Benik Afobe is on the verge of a move to Stoke City – less than 2 weeks after he joined Wolves on a permanent deal. Afobe spent the last five months of last season on loan at Wolves from his parent club Bournemouth. As part ...

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Liverpool linked with Shaqiri move after Stoke’s relegation

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Liverpool have been linked with a move for Swiss playmaker Xherdan Shaqiri, following Stoke City’s relegation from the Premier League. The 26-year old has made it clear that he has no interest in playing in the Championship, but would “love to stay” in England, and his availability and affordability – he is thought to have a release clause in his ...

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Stoke misfit eyes Bundesliga move

The Daily Mail reports that former Tottenham defender Kevin Wimmer is set to leave newly relegated Stoke City and return to the Bundesliga with Hannover 96. The central defender joined Stoke from Tottenham last August for a £18 million fee, but he struggled to settle with the Potters and made only 19 appearances for the club, and last played for ...

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Stoke keeper laments club’s farcical transfer policy

  Stoke City and England goalkeeper has publicly lambasted the club’s for its “farcical transfer policy” after the team’s relegation from the Premier League was confirmed on Saturday after a ten year stay in the top flight reports the BBC. In a frank interview, Butland said that the club had signed “players you cannot rely on”, and that the “whole ...

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