Liverpool winger Oussama Assaidi has completed his return to Stoke City on loan, having spent last season at the Britannia Stadium.
Stoke City recorded a shock win at Manchester City as Mame Biram Diouf's goal condemned Manuel Pellegrini's side to a 1-0 loss.
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Mark Hughes has stepped up Stoke's pursuit of Norwich and England under-21 winger Nathan Redmond.
Swansea manager Garry Monk has told reporters he wishes to bring at least three new faces to the club ahead of the new Premier League season.
Stoke City manager Mark Hughes has warned Liverpool that they may drop their interest in Oussama Assaidi if the transfer talks drag on much further.
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Former Barcelona academy product is pictured with his new kit for the season.
The Moroccan spent last season on loan at the Britannia Stadium and the club remain hopeful of making the deal permanent.
After their highest league finish and with potential transfers looming, it is looking bright at the Britannia Stadium.
Tony Pulis' methods may have been too ugly for the snobs, but Stoke City have become a bit boring now that their brutality has been turned down.
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