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  • Mark Hughes: Stoke can give Jese Rodriguez platform to performManager Mark Hughes is confident Stoke will offer on-loan Paris St Germain frontman Jese Rodriguez the perfect platform to show why he is one of Europe's elite players.The 24-year-old, who came through the youth ranks at Real Madrid, has signed for the Potters on a season-long loan just over a year after costing the French club almost B#22million.Jese failed to make an impact at PSG, scoring just once in Ligue 1 before a temporary switch to Las Palmas during the January transfer window.Hughes could well hand the Spaniard his Premier League debut when Arsenal head to the Bet365 Stadium for Saturday's early evening kick-off.Jese spent nine seasons at the Bernabeu, scoring 12 goals in 62 league appearances, most of them as substitute, and was part of the Champions League-winning squads of both 2014 and 2016.Hughes remains positive of just what he can bring to a Stoke squad which has seen the likes of Marko Arnau..

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    Mark Hughes: Stoke can give Jese Rodriguez platform to performManager Mark Hughes is confident Stoke will offer on-loan Paris St Germain frontman Jese Rodriguez the perfect platform to show why he is one of Europe's elite players.The 24-year-old, who came through the youth ranks at Real Madrid, has signed for the Potters on a season-long loan just over a year after costing the French club almost B#22million.Jese failed to make an impact at PSG, scoring just once in Ligue 1 before a temporary switch to Las Palmas during the January transfer window.Hughes could well hand the Spaniard his Premier League debut when Arsenal head to the Bet365 Stadium for Saturday's early evening kick-off.Jese spent nine seasons at the Bernabeu, scoring 12 goals in 62 league appearances, most of them as substitute, and was part of the Champions League-winning squads of both 2014 and 2016.Hughes remains positive of just what he can bring to a Stoke squad which has seen the likes of Marko Arnau..
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  • Manager Mark Hughes is confident Stoke will offer on-loan Paris St Germain frontman Jese Rodriguez the perfect platform to show why he is one of Europe's elite players.The 24-year-old, who came through the youth ranks at Real Madrid, has signed for the Potters on a season-long loan just over a year after costing the French club almost £22million.Jese failed to make an impact at PSG, scoring just once in Ligue 1 before a temporary switch to Las Palmas during the January transfer window.Hughes could well hand the Spaniard his Premier League debut when Arsenal head to the Bet365 Stadium for Saturday's early evening kick-off.Jese spent nine seasons at the Bernabeu, scoring 12 goals in 62 league appearances, most of them as substitute, and was part of the Champions League-winning squads of both 2014 and 2016.Hughes remains positive of just what he can bring to a Stoke squad which has seen the likes of Marko Arnautovic and Joselu both move on during the summer.The Stoke manag..

    Mark Hughes: Stoke can give Jese Rodriguez platform to perform

    Manager Mark Hughes is confident Stoke will offer on-loan Paris St Germain frontman Jese Rodriguez the perfect platform to show why he is one of Europe's elite players.The 24-year-old, who came through the youth ranks at Real Madrid, has signed for the Potters on a season-long loan just over a year after costing the French club almost £22million.Jese failed to make an impact at PSG, scoring just once in Ligue 1 before a temporary switch to Las Palmas during the January transfer window.Hughes could well hand the Spaniard his Premier League debut when Arsenal head to the Bet365 Stadium for Saturday's early evening kick-off.Jese spent nine seasons at the Bernabeu, scoring 12 goals in 62 league appearances, most of them as substitute, and was part of the Champions League-winning squads of both 2014 and 2016.Hughes remains positive of just what he can bring to a Stoke squad which has seen the likes of Marko Arnautovic and Joselu both move on during the summer.The Stoke manag..
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  • Striker Joselu has completed his move to Newcastle from Stoke after manager Rafael Benitez finally received some good news on the transfer front.The 27-year-old Spaniard has signed a three-year deal to seal a move for an undisclosed fee, believed to be in the region of £5million, the Magpies have confirmed.Joselu said: "I feel very happy because I have signed for a very big club. I'm very happy to be part of this club, and so excited. I'm looking forward to getting to know my team-mates, the city, the training ground, the stadium and all the supporters."Joselu headed for Tyneside on Monday to discuss personal terms and undergo a medical as a protracted pursuit drew to a close, and he has now become compatriot Benitez's sixth summer signing.He arrives at St James Park perhaps with something to prove after managing just four goals in 27 appearances in his first season in the Potteries following a £5.75million switch from Hannover during the summer of 2015.The frontman..

    Joselu completes move to Newcastle from Stoke

    Striker Joselu has completed his move to Newcastle from Stoke after manager Rafael Benitez finally received some good news on the transfer front.The 27-year-old Spaniard has signed a three-year deal to seal a move for an undisclosed fee, believed to be in the region of £5million, the Magpies have confirmed.Joselu said: "I feel very happy because I have signed for a very big club. I'm very happy to be part of this club, and so excited. I'm looking forward to getting to know my team-mates, the city, the training ground, the stadium and all the supporters."Joselu headed for Tyneside on Monday to discuss personal terms and undergo a medical as a protracted pursuit drew to a close, and he has now become compatriot Benitez's sixth summer signing.He arrives at St James Park perhaps with something to prove after managing just four goals in 27 appearances in his first season in the Potteries following a £5.75million switch from Hannover during the summer of 2015.The frontman..
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  • Stoke have announced the signing of Spanish forward Jese Rodriguez on a season-long loan from Paris St Germain.The 24-year-old former Real Madrid player, who cost PSG almost £22million last summer, has made just one Ligue 1 start for the French side to date.Jese arrives at the Bet365 Stadium having spent the second half of last term back in his homeland on loan with Las Palmas. Source: PA Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.

    Stoke clinch Jese Rodriguez signing on season-long loan

    Stoke have announced the signing of Spanish forward Jese Rodriguez on a season-long loan from Paris St Germain.The 24-year-old former Real Madrid player, who cost PSG almost £22million last summer, has made just one Ligue 1 start for the French side to date.Jese arrives at the Bet365 Stadium having spent the second half of last term back in his homeland on loan with Las Palmas. Source: PA Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.
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  • Everton keen to show we have big ambitions - Ronald KoemanEverton are ready to do their talking on the pitch after a summer in which they have made the size of their ambitions clear.Manager Ronald Koeman has been backed heavily in the transfer market and spent around B#90million to sign a host of players.Business has included bringing back the club's former prodigy Wayne Rooney from Manchester United and landing highly-rated talent in Michael Keane, Jordan Pickford and Davy Klaassen.And the Toffees are not finished there, as negotiations continue with Swansea over B#50m-rated playmaker Gylfi Sigurdsson.Optimism and expectations are rising at Goodison Park, and although Koeman is not making bold promises about breaking into the Premier League's top six, the Dutchman is confident."First of all we have big ambitions," said Koeman ahead of Saturday's league opener at home to Stoke. "That is what we would like to show to everybody."Like everybody knows we are still wor..

    Everton V Stoke at Goodison Park : Match Preview

    Everton keen to show we have big ambitions - Ronald KoemanEverton are ready to do their talking on the pitch after a summer in which they have made the size of their ambitions clear.Manager Ronald Koeman has been backed heavily in the transfer market and spent around B#90million to sign a host of players.Business has included bringing back the club's former prodigy Wayne Rooney from Manchester United and landing highly-rated talent in Michael Keane, Jordan Pickford and Davy Klaassen.And the Toffees are not finished there, as negotiations continue with Swansea over B#50m-rated playmaker Gylfi Sigurdsson.Optimism and expectations are rising at Goodison Park, and although Koeman is not making bold promises about breaking into the Premier League's top six, the Dutchman is confident."First of all we have big ambitions," said Koeman ahead of Saturday's league opener at home to Stoke. "That is what we would like to show to everybody."Like everybody knows we are still wor..
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  • Stoke boss Mark Hughes hopes to clinch a loan deal for Paris St Germain striker Jese Rodriguez. Press Association Sport understands officials from the Potteries club are locked in negotiations with the Ligue 1 outfit about the 24-year-old and are optimistic they can reach an agreement which would bring the former Real Madrid player to the Bet365 Stadium.Jese, who cost PSG almost £22million last summer, has made just one league start for the French side to date and spent the second half of last season on loan at Las Palmas.Then-Middlesbrough head coach Aitor Karanka had hoped to bring him to England in January, but the Teessiders were unable to complete a deal. Source: PA Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.

    Stoke ‘keen to recruit PSG striker Jese’

    Stoke boss Mark Hughes hopes to clinch a loan deal for Paris St Germain striker Jese Rodriguez. Press Association Sport understands officials from the Potteries club are locked in negotiations with the Ligue 1 outfit about the 24-year-old and are optimistic they can reach an agreement which would bring the former Real Madrid player to the Bet365 Stadium.Jese, who cost PSG almost £22million last summer, has made just one league start for the French side to date and spent the second half of last season on loan at Las Palmas.Then-Middlesbrough head coach Aitor Karanka had hoped to bring him to England in January, but the Teessiders were unable to complete a deal. Source: PA Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.
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  • Newcastle boss Rafael Benitez is edging closer to a deal for Stoke striker Joselu.Press Association Sport understands the player is discussing terms with the Magpies with a view to completing a £5million switch to St James' Park.Newcastle have been targeting the 27-year-old Spaniard, as well as Arsenal's Lucas Perez, in recent weeks as Benitez attempts to add firepower to his team.Joselu, a £5.75million signing from Hannover in June 2015, scored only four goals in 27 appearances during his first season at Stoke, and spent the last campaign on loan at Deportivo la Coruna, where he managed six in 24 run-outs.Benitez has repeatedly expressed his frustration in recent weeks at the club's relative lack of transfer activity and with owner Mike Ashley having made it clear that he will not break the bank, he is having to be inventive in the transfer market as he waits to offload players now surplus to requirements in the top flight.He saw his side lose 2-0 at home to Totten..

    Newcastle close in on Stoke striker Joselu

    Newcastle boss Rafael Benitez is edging closer to a deal for Stoke striker Joselu.Press Association Sport understands the player is discussing terms with the Magpies with a view to completing a £5million switch to St James' Park.Newcastle have been targeting the 27-year-old Spaniard, as well as Arsenal's Lucas Perez, in recent weeks as Benitez attempts to add firepower to his team.Joselu, a £5.75million signing from Hannover in June 2015, scored only four goals in 27 appearances during his first season at Stoke, and spent the last campaign on loan at Deportivo la Coruna, where he managed six in 24 run-outs.Benitez has repeatedly expressed his frustration in recent weeks at the club's relative lack of transfer activity and with owner Mike Ashley having made it clear that he will not break the bank, he is having to be inventive in the transfer market as he waits to offload players now surplus to requirements in the top flight.He saw his side lose 2-0 at home to Totten..
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  • Stoke could complete the signing of Bruno Martins Indi on Friday but it will not be done in time for him to play in the opening game of the season at Everton.Potters boss Mark Hughes has been trying to get the 25-year-old centre-half back to the bet365 Stadium on a permanent basis following his successful loan spell last season.Negotiations with Porto have proved frustrating but Press Association Sport understands a deal just in excess of £7million has now been agreed and the player has settled his own outstanding contractual issues with the Portuguese club, which had been a contributory factor in delaying the deal.Martins Indi is due in Stoke on Friday but has yet to undergo a medical and he would need to be registered before midday to be involved in Stoke's Premier League opener at Goodison Park."My understanding is it's very close," said Hughes. "All being well, he should be with us today at some point and hopefully we will get that done."It's one that's fru..

    Stoke hope to complete Bruno Martins Indi signing before Everton clash

    Stoke could complete the signing of Bruno Martins Indi on Friday but it will not be done in time for him to play in the opening game of the season at Everton.Potters boss Mark Hughes has been trying to get the 25-year-old centre-half back to the bet365 Stadium on a permanent basis following his successful loan spell last season.Negotiations with Porto have proved frustrating but Press Association Sport understands a deal just in excess of £7million has now been agreed and the player has settled his own outstanding contractual issues with the Portuguese club, which had been a contributory factor in delaying the deal.Martins Indi is due in Stoke on Friday but has yet to undergo a medical and he would need to be registered before midday to be involved in Stoke's Premier League opener at Goodison Park."My understanding is it's very close," said Hughes. "All being well, he should be with us today at some point and hopefully we will get that done."It's one that's fru..
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  • Stoke have signed Cameroon international Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting, the Premier League club have announced.The winger, 28, pens a three-year contract at the bet365 Stadium, and joins on a free transfer following his release from Bundesliga outfit Schalke earlier in the summer.Choupo-Moting's arrival at the Potters ends a lengthy pursuit, according to chief executive Tony Scholes.He said on the club's official website: "Eric has been on our radar for several years and we actually tried to bring him to the club four years ago."The competition to sign him this summer was particularly intense with clubs across Europe wanting him."We are understandably thrilled to have secured his signature and Eric is excited about the prospect of playing in the Premier League."Choupo-Moting, who has won 48 caps for Cameroon, becomes the fourth summer signing made by boss Mark Hughes, following Darren Fletcher, Kurt Zouma and Josh Tymon through the door.He will join up with his new team-mat..

    Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting joins Stoke on free transfer

    Stoke have signed Cameroon international Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting, the Premier League club have announced.The winger, 28, pens a three-year contract at the bet365 Stadium, and joins on a free transfer following his release from Bundesliga outfit Schalke earlier in the summer.Choupo-Moting's arrival at the Potters ends a lengthy pursuit, according to chief executive Tony Scholes.He said on the club's official website: "Eric has been on our radar for several years and we actually tried to bring him to the club four years ago."The competition to sign him this summer was particularly intense with clubs across Europe wanting him."We are understandably thrilled to have secured his signature and Eric is excited about the prospect of playing in the Premier League."Choupo-Moting, who has won 48 caps for Cameroon, becomes the fourth summer signing made by boss Mark Hughes, following Darren Fletcher, Kurt Zouma and Josh Tymon through the door.He will join up with his new team-mat..
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