Begovic has constantly been linked with a move away from the club and manager Mark Hughes's decision to start Butland in last three games has only added fuel to the fire.
"Without a doubt," he said.
"I'm playing for my future. His (Begovic's) is out of my hands.
"I want the best for him but I'm doing everything I can do to show I can play in the Premier League and hopefully that's with Stoke."
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