Stoke City boss Mark Hughes was happy with Marko Arnautovic's start in defeat at Arsenal.

Hughes is expecting big things from the Austrian.

"For the most part, I liked what I saw," said Hughes, whose side travel to Tranmere for their midweek cup tie.

"Marko offers us something different and showed a good work ethic which is important for the team.

"He has integrated very quickly, so I think Marko is going to be a big player for us this year."