Stoke City plan to offload as many as SIX fringe players when the loan market reopens this weekend.

The Sun says the Potters are ready to offload six players after signing striker Michael Owen.

The club now want to cut their wage bill and Michael Tonge, Diego Arismendi, Danny Higginbotham, Mama Sidibe, Wilson Palacios and Kenwyne Jones can go on loan.