Stoke set to seal Edu deal
The Potters boss watched as American summer signing Geoff
Cameron impressed during the goalless draw against Arsenal on
Sunday and later revealed he is close to completing deals for at
least two other players.
United States and Rangers midfielder Edu is set to finalise his
move to Stoke on Monday, and should be joined this week by
Tottenham’s Tom Huddlestone.
He said: “We’ll hopefully know more about a couple of players on
Monday, whether they’re leaving or whether they’re coming in.
“I hope next week will be a busy week for us because we need to
freshen it up.
“We’ve taken Maurice Edu. Hopefully that will be completed by
“We have to do it [transfers] in a much more structured way this
“We spent 23 years outside of the top flight and we’re putting
together an infrastructure that most of the Premier League clubs
Pulis also admitted he is interested in bringing Tottenham
defender Michael Dawson to the club.
He said: “I’d love to take Dawson off Spurs but whether we could
afford him or not I’m not sure. We will see what happens.
“Huddlestone and Dawson and people like that would improve us
and make us a better team, but whether you’re Arsenal or Stoke
City, you have a level to what you can spend and who you can bring
in and we have to work to that level.
“If we have to bite the bullet a little bit we have to bite the
bullet, but hopefully it will make this club better in future