Shelvey could be available for 7m with Stoke lining up a summer move
11:47 GMT, 3 March 2013
12:27 GMT, 3 March 2013
Stoke City are considering a move for out-of-favour Liverpool midfielder Jonjo Shelvey during the summer.
The former Charlton prospect has
recently fallen out of Brendan Rodgers first-team plans and the Sunday
People suggest that he could be available in a cut-price transfer in the summer.
understood to be observing the 21-year-old’s progress with Tony Pulis having sent a two-man party to watch the England international
in a reserve match last week.
Bleak future: Shelvey (right) could be allowed to leave Anfield after disappointing recent form
Shelvey impressed earlier in the
season for the Reds in his 14 appearances, earning a first England senior cap against San Marino in October.
However, the youngster has been
criticised for his latest displays and he was hauled off by Rodgers after
60 minutes in his last start, an uninspiring performance during their 2-0 defeat against
West Brom in February.
Stoke look set to lose unsettled
former Liverpool man Charlie Adam in the summer and Pulis has now eyed up Shelvey in a 7million swoop as the ideal replacement for the
Grieving: Adam (left) lost his father just before Christmas which could see him depart Stoke