Stoke City boss Mark Hughes has gone cold on Rennes striker Mevlut Erdinc.

The Sentinel says Hughes has turned his nose up at Turkish international Erdinc after flying to France on Saturday to watch him in action for Rennes against Nice.

His decision follows Stoke's failure to secure the signatures of Benfica's Nelson Oliveira and Hannover's Mame Biram Diouf already this summer.

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