Kenwyne Jones left Sunderland for Stoke City with a £2 million golden handshake.
The Sunday Sun says Jones became Stoke's record signing when he joined the Midlands side a fortnight ago.
Potters boss Tony Pulis said Jones took a pay cut to move to the Britannia Stadium, but the Trinidad & Tobago international will hardly be feeling the pinch thanks to Sunderland's sweetener.
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