Stoke continuing Zaragoza talks over Pennant deal
Pennant is due back in Spain on January 1.
He wants to stay at Stoke and City chairman Peter Coates said: "These things tend to take quite a bit of time to resolve.
"But we are still working on it and hoping to bring it to a satisfactory conclusion."
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