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Gudjohnsen: Stoke offer me big challenge

Monaco striker Eidur Gudjohnsen is delighted with his move to Stoke City.

The Iceland international chose the Potters ahead of several rival English offers.

Gudjohnsen commented: "I am delighted to be here, it is a new challenge, indeed a big challenge, but one I am really looking forward too.

"After speaking to the gaffer and hearing his and the club's ambitions, he really swayed my mind, and I am delighted the deal is done.

"I can't wait to step on to the pitch, the fans are fantastic here and I always remember the atmosphere from when I have played here before.

"I scored here not so long ago for Tottenham, so maybe I owe the supporters something. Hopefully I can reward them with some goals."

He added: "I am an ambitious player, but this is an ambitious football club. I want to help take the club on to the next level. That is my main objective."

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