Stoke chairman Coates accepts likely Begovic sale
Begovic was watched on the weekend by Manchester United keeper coach Chris Woods.
Coates said: "I firmly believe Asmir has proven over the last few years that he's the best goalkeeper in the Premier League.
"He's ambitious and wants to play at as high a level as he can. We would be reluctant to sell him because you want to keep your best players, but equally you are realistic about things."
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