Stoke strike terms with Zaragoza for Pennant signing
Manager Tony Pulis warned last week that he would not pay the £6m fee Zaragoza were reportedly demanding for Pennant.
But Stoke were hopeful on Tuesday night the Spaniards will accept less than half that figure for Pennant, who arrived on a six-month deal in August.
Pennant is expected to join the Potters permanently for £2.6 million.
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