Vital Football

Latest Stoke City News

'Benjani to Stoke' is the latest rumour

'Benjani to Stoke' is the latest rumour

Manchester City striker, Benjani Mwaruwari is the latest striker to be linked with a move to the Potters over the last couple of weeks.

The Zimbabwean international has had a torrid time at Eastlands since his controversial move from Portsmouth in February 2008 and it looks likely that he's going to be dropping down the pecking order now that Man City have completed the signing of Roqua Santa Cruz from Blackburn and appear to be closing in on Carlos Tevez.

Last season was blighted by injury with a severe thigh strain suffered early on in pre-season training. He returned to the first team last November, but promptly pulled a hamstring in December and missed the remainder of the season, but not before he managed to score three goals.

It's being reported that the Potters are also still after Hammers' striker, Dean Ashton, despite denials from Stoke chairman, Peter Coates. With Tony Pulis obviously keen to sign another striker (Owen and Martins were other players who have been linked), you start to wonder how the front line will look next season, with Ricardo Fuller and James Beattie already occupying the front row and Mamady Sidibe yet to return to full fitness after a knee injury which has sidelined him since last December.



For the very latest Premier League odds

Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Chris Baldwin
Date:Friday July 3 2009
Time: 9:02PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Stoke City Articles

Three Points From The Foxes Is The Aim

January signing Badou Ndiaye has said that Stoke City's only focus this weekend is in taking all three points from Leicester City.

Lambert Wants Stoke On The Front Foot

Manager Paul Lambert has called on the Stoke City side to be on the front foot when we face Leicester City this weekend.

Young Striker Could Be In Line For Debut

Stoke City manager Paul Lambert has continued to wax lyrical about youngster Tyrese Campbell and he insists the player is firmly in his thoughts and could debut soon - Leicester City...

Lambert's Leicester Fitness Worries

Manager Paul Lambert has admitted that Stoke City do have some injury issues ahead of this weekend's clash with Leicester City.

Stoke City Archived Articles

Vital Stoke articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Stoke
Write For Vital Stoke
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Brighton MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Butland1%
Bauer0%
Shawcross0%
Zouma0%
Pieters0%
Allen0%
Fletcher0%
Ndiaye33%
Shaqiri50%
Choupo-Moting0%
Diouf8%
Sub - Berahino0%
Sub - Jese0%
Sub - Adam8%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Stoke City Results (view all)

Stoke City Fixtures

Vital Football Comment