It's claimed Asmir Begovic feels BETRAYED by Stoke City.
Begovic's agent stepped forward after Potters boss Tony Pulis claimed dark forces were at work over his proposed transfer to Chelsea.
IMG's head of football Will Sherling, who represents Begovic, told the News of the World: "Asmir feels betrayed and let down by the club. He didn't refuse to play against Shrewsbury and anyone who knows him knows he would never do that.
"On Tuesday morning, at meeting between himself and the manager it was agreed that due to an offer from Chelsea being under consideration, it was best if Carlo Nash played.
"In return for 100% commitment to the cause, all a player asks for is honesty and unfortunately, that's been in short supply for Asmir over the last seven months.
"There have been a number of broken promises made to Asmir prior to and since he joined Stoke City. He turned down a great opportunity to be a number two at a fantastic club in Tottenham in January due to the promises made to him by Stoke."
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