Stoke in Villa talks about permanent Ireland deal

Stoke City are in talks with Aston Villa about a permanent deal for Stephen Ireland.

Stoke City are in talks with Aston Villa about a permanent deal for Stephen Ireland.

The Sentinel says Hughes says talks are underway to try to sign on-loan Ireland from Aston Villa this month to free up a loan slot.

Ireland and Oussama Assaidi fill Stoke's maximum quota of two loan signings from English clubs.

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