Stoke midfielder Darren Fletcher believes Xherdan Shaqiri's physical similarity to Lionel Messi gives opposition defenders a problem.
Goalkeeper Thomas Sorensen has announced his retirement, aged 41.
Stoke have signed Kurt Zouma on a season-long from Chelsea, who have tied the France international to a new six-year contract.
Stoke manager Mark Hughes has confirmed his interest in signing Kurt Zouma and is very hopeful about agreeing a loan deal for the Chelsea defender.
Stoke have rejected a bid of £20million from West Ham for forward Marko Arnautovic.
Stoke forward Marko Arnautovic has handed in a transfer request, Press Association Sport understands.
Stoke have no plans to sell winger Xherdan Shaqiri in this transfer window, according to chairman Peter Coates.
Shay Given is not about to call a time on his illustrious playing career - even at the age of 41....
Stoke have agreed a deal to sign West Brom captain Darren Fletcher on a free transfer.....
Stoke's efforts to sign Bruno Martins Indi on a permanent deal remain at a frustrating deadlock as manager Mark Hughes....
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