Stoke City boss Mark Hughes hasn't dropped his interest in Hannover striker Mame Biram Diouf.

The Sentinel says Diouf has since spoken of his love for Hannover, but far from ruled out a move back to the Premier League after earlier stints with Manchester United and out on loan at Blackburn.

Any move for Diouf, or any other striker of note for that matter, will clearly increase the pressure to sell Kenwyne Jones before his current contract runs dry in the summer.

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