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Wolfsburg boss Rudiger Ziehl has been impressed with Stoke City defender Philipp Wollscheid's attitude since he joined on loan.

Stoke goalkeeper Jack Butland is in a good place and hoping to be back in action by early April, according to his agent Gary Mellor.

Stoke City striker Peter Crouch is confident winger Ramadan Sobhi will eventually prove to be a big hit at the club.

Geoff Cameron is closing in on a return to the Stoke City first-team following four months on the sidelines through injury.

Ankle injury-victim Jack Butland has fuelled hope he could play for Stoke again this season, saying he's getting "stronger and better".

Ibrahim Afellay admits he has no idea whether he will be at Stoke next season but feels he has done enough to earn a new deal.

Stoke City castaway Philipp Wollscheid says he is desperate to play football having been forced to drop down to Wolfsburg's Under 23s.

Joe Allen is refusing to set himself a goal target after grabbing his sixth of the season in Stoke's win over Crystal Palace.

Stoke City boss Mark Hughes has warned his players that Crystal Palace will be determined to bounce back when they meet this weekend.

Stoke will be hoping to heap more pressure on struggling Crystal Palace when the two teams clash at the Bet365 Stadium on Saturday.

Defender Ryan Shawcross is eyeing an immediate fightback against Crystal Palace on Saturday but knows it will be a tough clash.

Goalkeeper Lee Grant says Stoke need to be on their guard for Saturday's home clash against Crystal Palace.


Mark Hughes is being linked with a summer swoop to sign Hull City's Scotland international left-back Andrew Robertson for Stoke City.

Teenager Julien Ngoy has been impressed with Saido Berahino and hopes to play alongside him in the Stoke XI in the future.