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Stoke boss Pulis confident over Pennant deal

Stoke City boss Tony Pulis is confident of signing permanently Real Zaragoza winger Jermaine Pennant.

After defeat to Fulham, Pulis says he was confident of a deal for Pennant.

Pulis said: "We've got very close to doing a deal. I think Zaragoza have become a lot more reasonable but I think as a football club we knew this was going to happen.

"We knew that the closer you took it to the deadline the more responsive they would get an I think that's the way it's going.

"I think they've recognised and they've realised that we haven't got the money that they thought we had and there's a good chance the deal will be done."

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