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Odemwingie happy playing for Stoke boss Hughes

Peter Odemwingie is happy to be playing for Stoke City boss Mark Hughes.

Odemwingie left Cardiff City for Stoke last month.

"In football you have to be ready to make changes quickly and that has happened to me. I have moved from Cardiff to Stoke and this is a new chance to make a mark, to show what I can do," he told the Daily Mail.

"I like what I am seeing so far. I have only been here a short time but already it feels comfortable and I'm happy.

"The gaffer, Mark Hughes, is a man I like working with. His team talks, before and during matches, are very good. He is a passionate man who knows how to get a point across. He doesn't join in with training too much, but every now and then the ball will come near him and he'll do something - he can still hit a great volley!

"I also like his tactics. We are playing some very good football and doing well, even if the Premier League is crazy this year. It is extremely competitive. But the manager has been calm about it. He knows what he wants us to do and we are doing it.

"When you have that clear idea of what a manager wants it makes changing team much easier. I scored against Southampton and that helps too - it's always important to get going fast."

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