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

The Daily Mail says Stoke are closing in on Assaidi.

The 25-year-old spent last season on loan at the Potters and impressed manager Mark Hughes.

The Potters boss is keen to secure Assaidi on a full-time basis and Stoke are in talks with Liverpool officials about a permanent deal.

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