Woodgate impressed by Pulis vision
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Jonathan Woodgate admits Tony Pulis sold the move to Stoke and feels optimistic about his future with the Potters.
The former England defender has endured a torrid time with injuries in recent seasons and decided to find a "new challenge" when seeing his contract expire at Tottenham.
Several Premier League and Championship clubs were interested in signing Woodgate, but the former Leeds, Newcastle and Real Madrid star was tempted into move to the Britannia Stadium.
Having been offered a 12-month pay-as-play deal, the 31-year-old will need to prove he is over his injury problems and is looking to help Stoke build on last season's FA Cup final appearance.
Punters seeking to use their free bet will note that Woodgate describes the Stoke medical team as "second to none" and feels he can push for a first team berth, following a full pre-season.
The Potters face a tough start to the new campaign, entertaining Chelsea in their opening game before also facing fixtures against Manchester United and Liverpool before the end of September.