Stoke City goalkeeper Jack Butland could be back sooner than expected, although he will not feature away at Crystal Palace tomorrow.
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After Stoke City midfielder Xherdan Shaqiri led his country to the 2018 World Cup, his club manager hopes he can now replicate his international form domestically.
Switzerland beat Northern Ireland over two legs, in controversial fashion, to book their place in Russia next summer, with Shaqiri starting both games for his national side.
Mark Hughes believes that back-to-back wins in the Premier League is possible ahead of the Potters’ clash with Leicester City.
Hughes’ side beat a high-flying Watford last Saturday, Darren Fletcher was the unlikely hero, as his volley from a Xherdan Shaqiri corner nestled into the bottom corner.
Mark Hughes is optimistic of getting more points on the board ahead of tomorrow’s visit of AFC Bournemouth to the Bet365 Stadium.
They’ll be rejuvenated with the return of Wales midfielder Joe Allen, although winger Xherdan Shaqiri is out with a sprained ankle.
Stoke City manager Mark Hughes has ruled out Glen Johnson and Xherdan Shaqiri ahead of their fixture with Crystal Palace.
Johnson has missed the last two games with an Achilles injury. In this morning’s news conference, Hughes revealed that Johnson had a late fitness test to see whether he could play.
Stoke City are likely to be without Xherdan Shaqiri and Glen Johnson for their Midlands derby clash with West Bromwich Albion tomorrow.
Manager Mark Hughes gave an injury update at his press conference.
Confidence from recent wins means Stoke City can look to beat Arsenal this Saturday, according to winger Xherdan Shaqiri.
The Potters haven’t beaten Arsenal in North London since 1981, losing all of their 14 visits since.
Stoke City manager Mark Hughes has been nominated for the Barclays Premier League Manager of the Month award for October.
The Potters went undefeated in October with three wins and one draw.
Stoke City manager Mark Hughes has confirmed that the he will be without key first team trio Marko Arnautovic, Xherdan Shaqiri and Geoff Cameron for the game against West Ham United this weekend.
Austrian international Arnautovic is suspended having picked up his fifth booking of the season in the 3-1 victory over Swansea City earlier this week, whilst Shaqiri (hamstring) and Cameron (knee) are both ongoing injury concerns.