Darlington prospect Mike Smith has been handed a Premier League chance.

The People says Stoke City boss Tony Pulis is mulling over a move for Smith after handing the Darlington striker a week's trial.

Stoke gaffer Pulis must decide if he can spin 19-year-old Smith's raw talent into Premier gold.

Darlo have rejected Bristol City's £80,000 bid for the 6ft 5in rookie.

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