Stoke boss Mark Hughes is still chasing the signature of 25 year old Liverpool winger Oussama Assaidi. The Morocco international spent last season on loan with the Potters and has a £7m price tag according to the Reds, a figure which has reportedly proven a stumbling block.

"It's on-going and these things happen. Everybody knows we are interested and that is still the case," Hughes tells The Sentinel.

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