UK time is: 07:52:04
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Stoke in hunt for left back's Popov and Ziegler

Stoke City are looking to add a left back to their ranks, in the form of either Dynamo Kiev`s Goran Popov or Juventus` Reto Ziegler.

Manager Tony Pulis` preferred option seems to be Macedonian Popov, but the possible transfer, which would see the defender move to Stoke on an initial season long loan deal hit a snag when a work permit was not granted, as his International team are not ranked high enough in the FIFA World Rankings.

Recent developments though in which Popov has confirmed he has a Bulgarian passport could mean that the deal could be reignited on appeal and the 27-year-old could secure his dream Premier League move.

If the deal is not completed, Welsh supreme Pulis will turn his attentions to Switzerland international Reto Ziegler who is currently plying his trade in Italy for Serie A champions Juventus.

The former Tottenham and Wigan defender spent last season on loan at Turkish side Fenerbahce and is rumoured to be available for around 2.5/3 million.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



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

The Journalist

Writer: Lloyd Reddin Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday August 22 2012

Time: 11:47AM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Stoke City Articles

Assaidi returns on loan (Tuesday September 2 2014)

Stoke target Man City's Nastasic (Monday September 1 2014)

Is Shawcross on his way out of Stoke? (Monday September 1 2014)

Transfer Deadline Day Live Blog (Monday September 1 2014)

deadline day (Sunday August 31 2014)

Champions rocked by Potters (Sunday August 31 2014)

Archived Stoke City Articles

List All Vital Stoke Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Man City 0 - 1 Stoke
Hull City 1 - 1 Stoke
Stoke 0 - 1 Aston Villa

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
7. Arsenal 3 1 2 0 1 5
8. Southampton 3 1 1 1 1 4
9. Hull City 3 1 1 1 0 4
10. Stoke 3 1 1 1 0 4
11. West Ham 3 1 0 2 -1 3
12. Q.P.R. 3 1 0 2 -4 3
13. Sunderland 3 0 2 1 -1 2

Breaking League News

Hernandez Gets His Dream Move
Man Utd : 02/09/2014 07:40:00
So How Was It For You?
Man Utd : 02/09/2014 07:34:00
That Falcao Deal?
Man Utd : 02/09/2014 07:33:00
Merlin`s Puzzled!
Chelsea : 02/09/2014 07:20:00
Trio Depart on Loan!
Chelsea : 02/09/2014 07:16:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

MOTM vs Man City
Suggested By:  
Begovic 0%
Bardsley 5%
Shawcross 45%
Wilson 0%
Pieters 0%
Whelan 0%
Nzonzi 5%
Walters 0%
Crouch 15%
Diouf 15%
Moses 10%
Odemwingie 5%
Adam 0%
Muniesa 0%