Pulis wants 'three or four' more

BY foxsports • August 22, 2011

The Potters have grown in stature over the last four years in the top-flight and are now an established Premier league team. An FA Cup final appearance last season, and participation in the qualifying stages of the Europa League this term, are further proof, if any was needed, of that. Stoke's participation in Europe and the improved quality of the domestic competition has left Pulis looking for ways to raise the quality at his disposal. So far this transfer window, his astute signings of Jonathan Woodgate and Matthew Upson on free transfers have injected a high level of experience and quality into his defence. And after watching his Stoke side earn a point through a late Kenwyne Jones header against Norwich on Sunday, Pulis revealed he wants more players in this week. "We've done remarkably well over the last four years but we have to improve," he said. "We need more quality. I am looking to bring in three or four." As for the performance of Norwich, Pulis was wholesome in his praise, adding: "It was a case of banging on the door, hoping it would open. We were flat in the first half, give Norwich credit they were smashing. "They'll cause a lot of teams problems this season, especially here at Carrow Road."

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