Stoke City Wiretap

Bojan Krkic Joins Impact

Aug 7, 2019 7:05 PM

Montreal Impact have signed Bojan Krkic from Stoke City.

The 28-year-old made his professional debut with Barcelona at the age of 17. He is reported to have scored over 900 goals throughout his youth career with the club,

Carlos Cortés Luna/As.com

Tags: Barcelona, Montreal Impact, Stoke City, Signing

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Liverpool Buys Xherdan Shaqiri From Stoke For $17M

Jul 13, 2018 9:43 AM

Liverpool have paid the £13 million release clause of Xherdan Shaqiri.

Shaqiri started his medical at Liverpool on Friday morning after an agreement was reached with Stoke on Thursday.

Shaqiri will give Jurgen Klopp another option in the final third.

Shaqiri helped Switzerland reach the round-of-16 of the World Cup, with Stoke hoping those performances in Russia would spark an auction for the forward.

Glenn Price/ESPN

Tags: Liverpool, Stoke City, Misc Rumor, Transfer Rumor

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Bojan Krkic Opens Up About Anxiety Issues

May 18, 2018 2:51 PM

Bojan Krkic was widely called the next Lionel Messi when he made his debut with Barcelona at the age of 17.

Krkic bounced around to Roma, AC Milan and Ajax before joining Stoke City in 2014. Krkic has since been loaned out to Mainz 05 and Alaves.

Krkic opened up to Sid Lowe about his issues with anxiety.

“It all happened very quick,” Bojan said. “In footballing terms it went well but not personally. I had to live with that and people say my career hasn’t been as expected. When I came up, it was ‘new Messi’. Well, yes, if you compare me with Messi … but what career did you expect? And there are lots of things that people didn’t know. I didn’t go to the [2008] European Championship because of anxiety issues but we said I was going on holiday. I was called up for Spain against France, my international debut, and it was said that I had gastroenteritis when I had an anxiety attack. But no one wants to talk about that. Football’s not interested.”

At 17 my life changed entirely. I went to the Under-17 World Cup in July and no one knew me; when I came back, I couldn’t even walk down the road. A few days later I made my debut against Osasuna, three or four days later I play in the Champions League, then I score against Villarreal, then Spain called [in February 2008]. And it was all good but your head fills until there’s a moment that your body says ‘stop’.

“Anxiety affects everyone differently. I spoke to someone who felt like their heart was beating 1,000 times a minute. With me, it was a dizziness, feeling sick, constant, 24 hours a day,” Bojan says, signalling his head. “There was a pressure here, powerful, never going away. I was fine when I went into the dressing room for the France game but I started to feel this powerful dizziness, overwhelmed, panicked, and they lay me on the physio’s bench. That was the first time but I had nasty episodes like that again. There’s medicine, psychological treatment to overcome the barriers you’ve erected, the fear. It started in February and it lasted until the summer. When the Euros came I decided I couldn’t go, that I had to isolate myself.

“Everyone at the federation knew: Luis Aragonés [the manager], Fernando Hierro [the sporting director]. Hierro sent me messages every week to ask how I was and the day before the squad was announced, they rang. ‘Bojan, we’re going to call you up.’ I was in the car, going to training. I said: ‘It hurts to say this but I can’t.’ I got to the Camp Nou and Carles Puyol was there. He said: ‘Bojan, I’ll be by your side all the way, I’ll be there for you.’ I said: ‘Puyi, I can’t.’ I’m on medication, I’m on the edge. And the next day I saw a headline: ‘Spain call up Bojan and Bojan says no.’

“That headline kills me, it’s as if I don’t care. I remember being in Murcia and people insulting me: they don’t know, they just think I don’t want to play. That was hard, although at that point I really didn’t care what people said. What hurt was that the headline presumably came from the Federation. How can you call me up when you speak to me the day before, know how I am, and then that comes out? I felt very alone. There are still people now who ask me: ‘Why didn’t you go?’”

Sid Lowe/The Guardian

Tags: Barcelona, Stoke City

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Stoke City Hires Paul Lambert As Manager

Jan 15, 2018 12:18 PM

Stoke City have appointed Paul Lambert as manager, replacing Mark Hughes.

Stoke are currently in 18th place in the Premier League and will face a relegation battle.

Lambert, who has previously also managed Aston Villa and Norwich, emerged as the preferred candidate and the club have acted swiftly to appoint him.

The Guardian

Tags: Stoke City, Misc Rumor

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Stoke City Confirms Loan Deal With PSG For Jese Rodriguez

Aug 14, 2017 9:59 PM

Stoke City will confirm a loan deal with Paris Saint-Germain with Jese Rodriguez. 

Jese, who cost PSG almost £22 million 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.

Jese was sold previously by Real Madrid.

The Guardian

Tags: Paris Saint-Germain, Stoke City, Loan, Misc Rumor

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Chelsea, Arsenal Rank In Top-5 In EPL In Goals Scored, Allowed

Dec 15, 2016 1:16 PM

With 16 matches of the 16-11 Premier League season complete, Chelsea is at hte top of the table with 40 points ahead of Arsenal and Liverpool with 34 points apiece and Manchester City with 33.

Chelsea and Arsenal are the only two clubs to rank in the top-5 in both goals scored and goals allowed.

Manchester City, Liverpool and Crystal Palace also rank in the top-5 in goals scored.

Manchester United, Tottenham Hotspur and Southampton rank in the top-5 in goals allowed.

RealGM Staff Report

Tags: Arsenal, Bournemouth, Burnley, Chelsea, Crystal Palace, Everton, Hull City, Leicester City, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United, Middlesbrough, Southampton, Stoke City, Sunderland, Swansea City, Tottenham Hotspur, Watford, West Bromwich Albion, West Ham United, Stats

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EPL Clubs Spend Record $1.55 Billion On Transfers During Summer

Sep 1, 2016 1:29 PM

Premier League clubs spent a record £1.165 billion ($1.55 billion) during the 2016 summer transfer window.

Thirteen clubs broke their own transfer records as they continue to benefit from a £5.1 billion television deal.

"The increases in broadcast revenue, with the 2016-17 season being the first of the new broadcast deal cycle, is the principal driver of this spending power," said Dan Jones, a partner at financial analyst Deloitte.

The average gross spend for a Premier League club in the 2016 summer window was about £60 million.

Paul Pogba was the most expensive player of the window as he was bought by Manchester United for £89 million. United and Manchester City each spent more than £150 million in the window.

BBC

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Liverpool Accepts $17.2M Transfer Bid From Stoke For Joe Allen

Jul 20, 2016 8:14 PM

Liverpool have accepted an initial £13 million ($17.2 million) bid by Stoke City for Joe Allen.

Allen has 12 months remaining on his deal with Liverpool.

Swansea City and Sevilla have also registered interest in Allen but only Stoke have lodged a firm offer.

Andy Hunter/The Guardian

Tags: Liverpool, Stoke City, Misc Rumor, Transfer Rumor

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Arsenal-Liverpool On Opening EPL Weekend, Manchester Derby On Sept. 10

Jun 15, 2016 11:55 AM

Arsenal will host Liverpool on the opening weekend of the 16-17 English Premier League season.

Jose Mourinho's first match with Manchester United will be at Bournemouth, while Manchester City will host Sunderland in Pep Guardiola's first match. Chelsea's first match under Antonio Conte will be at home against West Ham United.

On Sept. 10th, Manchester United will host City in what will be the most highly anticipated Manchester derby in years.

Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016

AFC Bournemouth vs. Manchester United
Arsenal vs. Liverpool
Burnley vs. Swansea City
Chelsea vs. West Ham United
Crystal Palace vs. West Bromwich Albion
Everton vs. Tottenham Hotspur
Hull City vs. Leicester City
Manchester City vs. Sunderland
Middlesbrough vs. Stoke City
Southampton vs. Watford

Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016

Leicester City vs. Arsenal
Liverpool vs. Burnley
Manchester United vs. Southampton
Stoke City vs. Manchester City
Sunderland vs. Middlesbrough
Swansea City vs. Hull City
Tottenham Hotspur vs. Crystal Palace
Watford vs. Chelsea
West Bromwich Albion vs. Everton
West Ham United vs. AFC Bournemouth

Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016

Chelsea vs. Burnley
Crystal Palace vs. AFC Bournemouth
Everton vs. Stoke City
Hull City vs. Manchester United
Leicester City vs. Swansea City
Manchester City vs. West Ham United
Southampton vs. Sunderland
Tottenham Hotspur vs. Liverpool
Watford vs. Arsenal
West Bromwich Albion vs. Middlesbrough

Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016

AFC Bournemouth vs. West Bromwich Albion
Arsenal vs. Southampton
Burnley vs. Hull City
Liverpool vs. Leicester City
Manchester United vs. Manchester City
Middlesbrough vs. Crystal Palace
Stoke City vs. Tottenham Hotspur
Sunderland vs. Everton
Swansea City vs. Chelsea
West Ham United vs. Watford

Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016

Chelsea vs. Liverpool
Crystal Palace vs. Stoke City
Everton vs. Middlesbrough
Hull City vs. Arsenal
Leicester City vs. Burnley
Manchester City vs. AFC Bournemouth
Southampton vs. Swansea City
Tottenham Hotspur vs. Sunderland
Watford vs. Manchester United
West Bromwich Albion vs. West Ham United

Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016

AFC Bournemouth vs. Everton
Arsenal vs. Chelsea
Burnley vs. Watford
Liverpool vs. Hull City
Manchester United vs. Leicester City
Middlesbrough vs. Tottenham Hotspur
Stoke City vs. West Bromwich Albion
Sunderland vs. Crystal Palace
Swansea City vs. Manchester City
West Ham United vs. Southampton

Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016

Burnley vs. Arsenal
Everton vs. Crystal Palace
Hull City vs. Chelsea
Leicester City vs. Southampton
Manchester United vs. Stoke City
Sunderland vs. West Bromwich Albion
Swansea City vs. Liverpool
Tottenham Hotspur vs. Manchester City
Watford vs. AFC Bournemouth
West Ham United vs. Middlesbrough

Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016

AFC Bournemouth vs. Hull City
Arsenal vs. Swansea City
Chelsea vs. Leicester City
Crystal Palace vs. West Ham United
Liverpool vs. Manchester United
Manchester City vs. Everton
Middlesbrough vs. Watford
Southampton vs. Burnley
Stoke City vs. Sunderland
West Bromwich Albion vs. Tottenham Hotspur

Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016

AFC Bournemouth vs. Tottenham Hotspur
Arsenal vs. Middlesbrough
Burnley vs. Everton
Chelsea vs. Manchester United
Hull City vs. Stoke City
Leicester City vs. Crystal Palace
Liverpool vs. West Bromwich Albion
Manchester City vs. Southampton
Swansea City vs. Watford
West Ham United vs. Sunderland

Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016

Crystal Palace vs. Liverpool
Everton vs. West Ham United
Manchester United vs. Burnley
Middlesbrough vs. AFC Bournemouth
Southampton vs. Chelsea
Stoke City vs. Swansea City
Sunderland vs. Arsenal
Tottenham Hotspur vs. Leicester City
Watford vs. Hull City
West Bromwich Albion vs. Manchester City

Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016

AFC Bournemouth vs. Sunderland
Arsenal vs. Tottenham Hotspur
Burnley vs. Crystal Palace
Chelsea vs. Everton
Hull City vs. Southampton
Leicester City vs. West Bromwich Albion
Liverpool vs. Watford
Manchester City vs. Middlesbrough
Swansea City vs. Manchester United
West Ham United vs. Stoke City

Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016

Crystal Palace vs. Manchester City
Everton vs. Swansea City
Manchester United vs. Arsenal
Middlesbrough vs. Chelsea
Southampton vs. Liverpool
Stoke City vs. AFC Bournemouth
Sunderland vs. Hull City
Tottenham Hotspur vs. West Ham United
Watford vs. Leicester City
West Bromwich Albion vs. Burnley

Saturday, Nov. 26, 2016

Arsenal vs. AFC Bournemouth
Burnley vs. Manchester City
Chelsea vs. Tottenham Hotspur
Hull City vs. West Bromwich Albion
Leicester City vs. Middlesbrough
Liverpool vs. Sunderland
Manchester United vs. West Ham United
Southampton vs. Everton
Swansea City vs. Crystal Palace
Watford vs. Stoke City

Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016

AFC Bournemouth vs. Liverpool
Crystal Palace vs. Southampton
Everton vs. Manchester United
Manchester City vs. Chelsea
Middlesbrough vs. Hull City
Stoke City vs. Burnley
Sunderland vs. Leicester City
Tottenham Hotspur vs. Swansea City
West Bromwich Albion vs. Watford
West Ham United vs. Arsenal

Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016

Arsenal vs. Stoke City
Burnley vs. AFC Bournemouth
Chelsea vs. West Bromwich Albion
Hull City vs. Crystal Palace
Leicester City vs. Manchester City
Liverpool vs. West Ham United
Manchester United vs. Tottenham Hotspur
Southampton vs. Middlesbrough
Swansea City vs. Sunderland
Watford vs. Everton

Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016

AFC Bournemouth vs. Leicester City
Crystal Palace vs. Manchester United
Middlesbrough vs. Liverpool
Sunderland vs. Chelsea
West Bromwich Albion vs. Swansea City
West Ham United vs. Burnley

Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016

Everton vs. Arsenal
Manchester City vs. Watford
Stoke City vs. Southampton
Tottenham Hotspur vs. Hull City

Saturday, Dec. 17, 2016

AFC Bournemouth vs. Southampton
Crystal Palace vs. Chelsea
Everton vs. Liverpool
Manchester City vs. Arsenal
Middlesbrough vs. Swansea City
Stoke City vs. Leicester City
Sunderland vs. Watford
Tottenham Hotspur vs. Burnley
West Bromwich Albion vs. Manchester United
West Ham United vs. Hull City

Monday, Dec. 26, 2016

Arsenal vs. West Bromwich Albion
Burnley vs. Middlesbrough
Chelsea vs. AFC Bournemouth
Hull City vs. Manchester City
Leicester City vs. Everton
Liverpool vs. Stoke City
Manchester United vs. Sunderland
Southampton vs. Tottenham Hotspur
Swansea City vs. West Ham United
Watford vs. Crystal Palace

Saturday, Dec. 31. 2016

Arsenal vs. Crystal Palace
Burnley vs. Sunderland
Chelsea vs. Stoke City
Hull City vs. Everton
Leicester City vs. West Ham United
Liverpool vs. Manchester City
Manchester United vs. Middlesbrough
Southampton vs. West Bromwich Albion
Swansea City vs. AFC Bournemouth
Watford vs. Tottenham Hotspur

Monday, Jan. 2, 2017

AFC Bournemouth vs. Arsenal
Crystal Palace vs. Swansea City
Everton vs. Southampton
Manchester City vs. Burnley
Middlesbrough vs. Leicester City
Stoke City vs. Watford
Sunderland vs. Liverpool
Tottenham Hotspur vs. Chelsea
West Bromwich Albion vs. Hull City
West Ham United vs. Manchester United

Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017

Burnley vs. Southampton
Everton vs. Manchester City
Hull City vs. AFC Bournemouth
Leicester City vs. Chelsea
Manchester United vs. Liverpool
Sunderland vs. Stoke City
Swansea City vs. Arsenal
Tottenham Hotspur vs. West Bromwich Albion
Watford vs. Middlesbrough
West Ham United vs. Crystal Palace

Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017

AFC Bournemouth vs. Watford
Arsenal vs. Burnley
Chelsea vs. Hull City
Crystal Palace vs. Everton
Liverpool vs. Swansea City
Manchester City vs. Tottenham Hotspur
Middlesbrough vs. West Ham United
Southampton vs. Leicester City
Stoke City vs. Manchester United
West Bromwich Albion vs. Sunderland

Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017

AFC Bournemouth vs. Crystal Palace
Arsenal vs. Watford
Burnley vs. Leicester City
Manchester United vs. Hull City
Middlesbrough vs. West Bromwich Albion
Sunderland vs. Tottenham Hotspur
Swansea City vs. Southampton
West Ham United vs. Manchester City

Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017

Liverpool vs. Chelsea
Stoke City vs. Everton

Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017

Chelsea vs. Arsenal
Crystal Palace vs. Sunderland
Everton vs. AFC Bournemouth
Hull City vs. Liverpool
Leicester City vs. Manchester United
Manchester City vs. Swansea City
Southampton vs. West Ham United
Tottenham Hotspur vs. Middlesbrough
Watford vs. Burnley
West Bromwich Albion vs. Stoke City

Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017

AFC Bournemouth vs. Manchester City
Arsenal vs. Hull City
Burnley vs. Chelsea
Liverpool vs. Tottenham Hotspur
Manchester United vs. Watford
Middlesbrough vs. Everton
Stoke City vs. Crystal Palace
Sunderland vs. Southampton
Swansea City vs. Leicester City
West Ham United vs. West Bromwich Albion

Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017

Chelsea vs. Swansea City
Crystal Palace vs. Middlesbrough
Everton vs. Sunderland
Hull City vs. Burnley
Leicester City vs. Liverpool
Manchester City vs. Manchester United
Southampton vs. Arsenal
Tottenham Hotspur vs. Stoke City
Watford vs. West Ham United
West Bromwich Albion vs. AFC Bournemouth

Saturday, March 4, 2017

Leicester City vs. Hull City
Liverpool vs. Arsenal
Manchester United vs. AFC Bournemouth
Stoke City vs. Middlesbrough
Sunderland vs. Manchester City
Swansea City vs. Burnley
Tottenham Hotspur vs. Everton
Watford vs. Southampton
West Bromwich Albion vs. Crystal Palace
West Ham United vs. Chelsea

Saturday, March 11, 2017

AFC Bournemouth vs. West Ham United
Arsenal vs. Leicester City
Burnley vs. Liverpool
Chelsea vs. Watford
Crystal Palace vs. Tottenham Hotspur
Everton vs. West Bromwich Albion
Hull City vs. Swansea City
Manchester City vs. Stoke City
Middlesbrough vs. Sunderland
Southampton vs. Manchester United

Saturday, March 18, 2017

AFC Bournemouth vs. Swansea City
Crystal Palace vs. Watford
Everton vs. Hull City
Manchester City vs. Liverpool
Middlesbrough vs. Manchester United
Stoke City vs. Chelsea
Sunderland vs. Burnley
Tottenham Hotspur vs. Southampton
West Bromwich Albion vs. Arsenal
West Ham United vs. Leicester City

Saturday, April 1, 2017

Arsenal vs. Manchester City
Burnley vs. Tottenham Hotspur
Chelsea vs. Crystal Palace
Hull City vs. West Ham United
Leicester City vs. Stoke City
Liverpool vs. Everton
Manchester United vs. West Bromwich Albion
Southampton vs. AFC Bournemouth
Swansea City vs. Middlesbrough
Watford vs. Sunderland

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Arsenal vs. West Ham United
Burnley vs. Stoke City
Hull City vs. Middlesbrough
Leicester City vs. Sunderland
Manchester United vs. Everton
Swansea City vs. Tottenham Hotspur
Watford vs. West Bromwich Albion

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Chelsea vs. Manchester City
Liverpool vs. AFC Bournemouth
Southampton vs. Crystal Palace

Saturday, April 8, 2017

AFC Bournemouth vs. Chelsea
Crystal Palace vs. Arsenal
Everton vs. Leicester City
Manchester City vs. Hull City
Middlesbrough vs. Burnley
Stoke City vs. Liverpool
Sunderland vs. Manchester United
Tottenham Hotspur vs. Watford
West Bromwich Albion vs. Southampton
West Ham United vs. Swansea City

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Crystal Palace vs. Leicester City
Everton vs. Burnley
Manchester United vs. Chelsea
Middlesbrough vs. Arsenal
Southampton vs. Manchester City
Stoke City vs. Hull City
Sunderland vs. West Ham United
Tottenham Hotspur vs. AFC Bournemouth
Watford vs. Swansea City
West Bromwich Albion vs. Liverpool

Saturday, April 22, 2017

AFC Bournemouth vs. Middlesbrough
Arsenal vs. Sunderland
Burnley vs. Manchester United
Chelsea vs. Southampton
Hull City vs. Watford
Leicester City vs. Tottenham Hotspur
Liverpool vs. Crystal Palace
Manchester City vs. West Bromwich Albion
Swansea City vs. Stoke City
West Ham United vs. Everton

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Crystal Palace vs. Burnley
Everton vs. Chelsea
Manchester United vs. Swansea City
Middlesbrough vs. Manchester City
Southampton vs. Hull City
Stoke City vs. West Ham United
Sunderland vs. AFC Bournemouth
Tottenham Hotspur vs. Arsenal
Watford vs. Liverpool
West Bromwich Albion vs. Leicester City

Saturday, May 6, 2017

AFC Bournemouth vs. Stoke City
Arsenal vs. Manchester United
Burnley vs. West Bromwich Albion
Chelsea vs. Middlesbrough
Hull City vs. Sunderland
Leicester City vs. Watford
Liverpool vs. Southampton
Manchester City vs. Crystal Palace
Swansea City vs. Everton
West Ham United vs. Tottenham Hotspur

Saturday, May 13, 2017

AFC Bournemouth vs. Burnley
Crystal Palace vs. Hull City
Everton vs. Watford
Manchester City vs. Leicester City
Middlesbrough vs. Southampton
Stoke City vs. Arsenal
Sunderland vs. Swansea City
Tottenham Hotspur vs. Manchester United
West Bromwich Albion vs. Chelsea
West Ham United vs. Liverpool

Sunday, May 21, 2017

Arsenal vs. Everton
Burnley vs. West Ham United
Chelsea vs. Sunderland
Hull City vs. Tottenham Hotspur
Leicester City vs. AFC Bournemouth
Liverpool vs. Middlesbrough
Manchester United vs. Crystal Palace
Southampton vs. Stoke City
Swansea City vs. West Bromwich Albion
Watford vs. Manchester City

ESPN

Tags: Arsenal, Bournemouth, Chelsea, Crystal Palace, Everton, Leicester City, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United, Norwich City, Southampton, Stoke City, Sunderland, Swansea City, Tottenham Hotspur, Watford, West Bromwich Albion, West Ham United

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Swansea City 'Reluctantly' Fire Garry Monk

Dec 9, 2015 11:35 AM

Swansea City have fired Garry Monk after a run of just one win in 11 Premier League matches.

Monk was appointed in May of 2014 after a successful run as interim manager.

Swansea City’s chairman, Huw Jenkins, told the club’s website: “The decision has been made very reluctantly and with a heavy heart. To find ourselves in our current situation from where we were in the first week of September, and considering the drop of performance levels and run of results over the last three months, it has brought us to this unfortunate decision today.

The Guardian

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EPL Has Fewest Number Of Club Trained Players In History
Research shows 11.7 percent of players in the Premier League graduated from their current club's academy, a drop of 2.1 percent from 201

The Guardian

Stoke City Buy Xherdan Shaqiri From Inter For £12M
Xherdan Shaqiri has also been linked with a return to Germany with Schalke recently while Everton and Newcastle were also reportedly interested in his signature.

The Guardian

Stoke City Completes Deal For Barcelona Teenager Moha El Ouriachi
Moha El Ouriachi with fellow ex-Barça players Bojan and Marc Muniesa.

The Guardian

Hughes: Shaqiri Took Stoke City's Pursuit Seriously
Mark Hughes went to meet with Xherdan Shaqiri, but was unable to convince him to join the club.

The Guardian

Chelsea Acquires Asmir Begovic From Stoke City For £8M
Asmir Begovic will replace Petr Cech as Thibaut Courtis' backup goalkeeper.

Stuart James/The Guardian

Bojan Blames Luis Enrique For Struggles At Roma
Bojan was used by Luis Enrique as a winger while the two were at Roma.

Mark Doyle/Goal.com

Geoff Cameron Signs New Deal With Stoke
Geoff Cameron has established himself as a key member of the Stoke squad since joining from MLS side Houston Dynamo in 2012.

ESPN

EPL Clubs Make 1st Profit In 16 Years As FFP Rules Kick In
The regulations led to players’ pay increasing by only around 5.5 percent, while overall income boomed by 22 percent.

David Conn/The Guardian

Premier League Sells UK TV Rights For $7.84 Billion
The English Premier League television rights to the United Kingdom have been sold for £5.136 billion ($7.84 billion USD).

Charlie Eccleshare/Telegraph

Bojan Out For Season With Torn ACL
Bojan Krkic had scored five goals in his last 10 games as he finally delivered on the promise he showed as a prodigy at Barcelona.

Adam Crafton/Daily Mail

Stoke City Interested In Sergi Roberto To Continue Barça Pipeline
Stoke City are interested in acquiring midfielder Sergi Roberto on a six-month loan deal following the success of Bojan Krkic and Marc Muniesa from Barcelona's youth academy.

Tom Conn/Inside Spanish Football

Bojan's Father Claims Son Was Given Difficult Time At Barça
The father of Bojan Krkic talked about the difficulties his son had at Barcelona under Pep Guardiola and that's he found a home at Stoke City.

ESPN

EPL Clubs Charge Up To $940 For Kids To Be Mascots
11 Premier League teams, including Tottenham, ask a fee for being a mascot on matchday.

James Riach/The Guardian

Bojan Glad To Be At Stoke Away From Pressure Of Barça
Bojan Krkic is enjoying playing under less pressure with Stoke City than he faced at Barcelona.

Joe Bernstein/Daily Mail

Clint Dempsey Receiving Interest For Loan With Stoke, QPR, Aston Villa
Clint Dempsey joined Fulham on loan last season during the MLS offseason.

Joe Prince-Wright/ProSoccerTalk

Premier League Considering Playing 38th Game Abroad
In an era when all are eyeing overseas commercial revenues as their number one engine of growth, the thought of a “real” league match abroad is very appealing.

Owen Gibson/The Guardian

Premier League Clubs Spend Over $1.3B In 2014 Summer Window
The 20 clubs in the Premier League have spent more than £800 million ($1.33 billion) during the 2014 summer transfer window.

Squawka

14-15 EPL Kit Revenues By Club
Manchester United has the EPL's richest deal at a combined annual amount of $108.9 million, followed by Arsenal at $100 million, Chelsea at $80 million, Liverpool at $75 million and Manchester City'

ESPN

Stoke City Not Surprised By Immediate Success Of Bojan
Bojan Krkic has scored three goals in preseason since his move from Barcelona to Stoke City.

Christopher Devine/Goal.com

Bojan Krkic Signs Four-Year Deal With Stoke City
Bojan Krkic from Barcelona has signed with Stoke City on a four-year deal.

PA

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