Hannover 96 have warned Stoke City they have no chance of signing former Manchester United striker Mame Biram Diouf this summer, reports talkSPORT He has since netted 18 league goals and has been linked with a return to England.

But Hannover sporting director Dirk Dufner insists he has no intention of letting the Senegal international leave his club before the start of the new season.

He told Sport1: "[He] will certainly remain with us until the end of the season."