Hartlepool United defender Jack Baldwin is wanted by Stoke City and Sunderland.

The London-born centre-back, 20, is impressing for Pools boss Colin Cooper this season.

Cooper said: "If a Premier League club came knocking for Jack, I don't think I'm the sort of person who could turn down that dream for him.

"It would benefit him and us. It's the same with any of our players."

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