Stoke make play for West Ham's Kovac

Sky Sports sources report that Stoke are in talks with West Ham over the signing of midfielder Radoslav Kovac.

The Czech player, who joined the Hammers last year, has been linked with a move away from the east London club this summer.

The 30-year-old arrived on loan at Upton Park from Russian giants Spartak Moscow in January 2009 before agreeing a permanent deal with the Hammers a few months later.

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