League One Tranmere have swooped to sign 18 year old striker Ryan Brunt on a one-month loan from Stoke. Tranmere boss Les Parry said: "Ryan is a great addition to our squad and I'm delighted to be able to bring him in for a month.

"He's a very quick player, powerful and can score goals.

"He's highly thought of at Stoke and has impressed our coaching staff whenever they've watched him. I'd like to thank Stoke City manager Tony Pulis for loaning Ryan to us.

"Ryan gives us options and is the type of player we haven't got at the club and we're still searching for a more established striker as well."

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