"I've had dialogue with Chuks, he's been in Asia. So we'll just check out that position there," he told BBC Radio Stoke.
"He did terrific for us last season. I think initially people didn't see his quality, but over time he came to fruition and his fitness was much better.
"The quality, creativity and goalscoring ability he's got was apparent to everybody. He's the creative player that [former captain Luke] Murphy was and we could do with that type."