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​Hughes prepared to rotate between Stoke keepers

Stoke City boss Mark Hughes has no problems with his goalkeeping options and is prepared to switch between Jakob Haugaard and Shay Given.

In the absence of injured number one Jack Butland, 23-year-old Haugaard has started the last two Premier League games but has conceded six goals.

"It's a fluid situation," Hughes told BBC Radio Stoke.

"We've lost a top goalkeeper, but we have two outstanding keepers that can come in and do well for us."

I need to change then I will do. If I think one option's better than the other, that's my job," Hughes said.

"I'm quite comfortable with the situation; I know I've got two good goalkeepers.

"If Jakob plays he'll be expected to play well and if Shay comes in we'll expect him to play well too - there's always a demand on the person in possession of the shirt."

Ian Ferris
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