Stoke City boss Mark Hughes has ruled out parting with any of his best players.

The likes of Asmir Begovic and Ryan Shawcross have been linked with moves away this summer.

"It's not sustainable if you come in and sell your better players because that just undermines what you're trying to do. If you have a recruitment strategy that is correct and you can see two or three years ahead, that enables you to have a plan," said Hughes.

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