Stoke City boss Mark Hughes is delighted with the way the players have responded to his new style of play.

Hughes is happy with how his players are developing - admitting that he is asking them to play in a different style to his successor Tony Pulis.

"They are trying to work on things and it is a big leap for some of them asking them to play as I want, but we are not asking them to go against everything they have done in the past it is just a matter of knowing when to play and when not to play and we will get better as the season progresses," he added.