After Jones withdrew from the Under-21 friendly with Sweden on Tuesday, Pearce claimed the former Blackburn man was suffering from shingles.
Evidently the problem is not serious because Ferguson has declared Jones fit for Sunday’s Premier League encounter with Everton.
But Ferguson is not happy.
“What about doctor confidentiality?” said Ferguson.
“We are disappointed with that.”
Stoke could face a battle to keep Xherdan Shaqiri as reports have claimed Mark Hughes wants him at Southampton next season.
Bayern Munich have entered the race to Emre Can, who continues to talk up a move away from Liverpool this summer.