Stoke City are chasing Sporting Lisbon midfielder Diego Capel.

The Sentinel says Portuguese sources insist Stoke remain excited by the prospect of a Premier League move for the 26 year-old winger.

They insist Stoke have already tried and failed with a £3m bid for the one-time Sevilla favourite - and are now considering a second offer nearer to Lisbon's apparent £5m evaluation.

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