Peter Crouch & Stoke City

Stoke City have confirmed on Tuesday that they’ve agreed a new deal with striker Peter Crouch.

The 36-year-old beanpole centre-forward has agreed a new one year extension with the Potters.

Opening the possibility that Crouch could be a Stoke player for longer than that, the Potters have confirmed they’ve committed “the talismanic striker to the club until at least the summer of 2019.”

Crouch has scored three times this season for Stoke: against West Brom, Southampton and Leicester.

Yet he’s only played 193 minutes for Mark Hughes’s men has Crouch is used as an impact sub.

Stoke v Liverpool

Stoke have a job on their hands on Wednesday night in the Premier League when they host Liverpool.

On paper this game looks a seriously tough task for Stoke, who just don’t seem to have the necessary firepower to live with the big teams.

Nevertheless, Sevilla’s comeback last week show that Liverpool are far from unbeatable and Jurgen Klopp could well make plenty of selection changes for this one.

The defeat at Crystal Palace on Saturday, whilst undeserved, showcased that this Stoke team can lose to anyone and should be worried about relegation.

Before the midweek fixtures in the Premier…

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