Exclusive – Stoke City enter race for one-time Tottenham and Liverpool target

first_imgStoke City have entered the race to sign Ukraine star Yevhen Konoplyanka.The 25-year-old winger is available this summer on a free transfer after refusing to sign a new deal with Dnipro.Konoplanya has been holding out for a move to the Premier League after a potential move to Liverpool broke down last year.Spurs have also shown interest in the past but they seem to have moved on to other targets, allowing ambitious Stoke to steal a march on their rivals for the winger’s signature.The Potters have sent a team of officials to the Ukraine to thrash out a deal, which would be seen as a huge coup and statement of intent from boss Mark Hughes.Stoke ambition was clear last summer when they landed Bojan Krkic and were keen on Bayern Munich winger Xherdan Shaquiri who opted to join Inter Milan in January. 1 Yevhan Konoplyanka last_img read more