Stoke go for Panathinaikos striker Markus Berg

Stoke City are stepping up interest in Panathinaikos striker Markus Berg. The Potters are reportedly turning their attention to Berg after failing to lure Ivica Olic to England.

Stoke City are stepping up interest in Panathinaikos striker Markus Berg.

The Potters are reportedly turning their attention to Berg after failing to lure Ivica Olic to England.

Berg said: "I've got healthy and being free of injury has obviously meant a lot.

"I have a trainer who really believes in me and I have grown older and calmer.

"I have built self-confidence, I believe in myself no matter what happens in individual matches."

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