Stoke chairman Coates: We won't stop players leaving

Stoke City chairman Peter Coates says they won't block any player from leaving the club next month.

Stoke City chairman Peter Coates says they won't block any player from leaving the club next month.

He told last night's AGM: “There are players in the Premier League who, quite frankly, are happy just to sit on the bench and pick up a lot of money. But we have a good squad of players here with good characters and the right attitude. If players said they wanted to be playing then we would try to assist them on that.”

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