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Begovic has ambitions but for moment is content at Stoke

Stoke keeper Asmir Begovic admits is keen to test himself at the highest level but is happy to stay at the Britannia Stadium for now. Boss Tony Pulis confirmed earlier this month that he has received no bids for the 25-year-old and would do his upmost to resist any offers in the summer.

"All the speculation is flattering and nice, but I am focused on my job here," he told the Sentinel. "As long as Stoke want me, I am contracted. I know football is a business and we will see what happens.

"You never know what is around the corner, but as far as I am concerned I am planning to be here.

"I am happy here and I am desperate to help the club push forward. We all want to win trophies and be as successful as we can, that is the main aim.

"I do have ambitions to play at the highest level and test myself if the opportunity arises. I can't think too much ahead. I am just thinking about here. I am contracted and there's nothing more I can say."

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