Stoke City boss Mark Hughes says they must draw inspiration from West Ham United's revival.

Stoke remain in the relegation mix after Saturday's 1-0 loss at Manchester City, just three points off the drop zone, with Hughes urging his side to do what the Hammers have done.

"It's a strange league as everyone says," said the Potters' manager. "It's not something that's happened with so many teams concertinaed at the bottom and what it takes is a number of back-to-back wins.

"You look at West Ham. They've had four wins in a row and it's taken them somewhat out of it. That's what we need to do and I feel we have the capability of doing if we get a performance of that level."

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