Stoke City goalkeeper Asmir Begovic admits he's struggling to keep World Cup thoughts out of his mind.

Begovic insists, however, he won't lose focus on the remaining weeks of the Premier League campaign.

"I can't deny that pretty much every day I get reminded of the World Cup," said the Bosnian.

"But, first and foremost, my job is here and I will give my best right up until the end of the season.

"I won't save myself for anything, it's just not the right way to play the game. People pay us, so my commitment is to Stoke City.

"As for the goal on Saturday, I went for it and unfortunately missed it, but I won't pull out of any challenges. That's just not my game, not what I do at all."

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