Stoke City are closing in on a deal for Liverpool winger Oussama Assaidi.

The Daily Telegraph says Potters boss Mark Hughes is finally set to seal a deal he has been chasing all summer for the 25-year-old Liverpool winger.

Assaidi spent last season on loan at the Britannia Stadium and it is suggested the Potters would pay £4.5m up front, rising to £7m, for his signature.

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