Report: Hannover striker Joselu set for €10m Stoke move, talks held

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Ex-Real Madrid striker Joselu is set to join Stoke, according to reports.

According to German newspaper Kicker, Stoke City have agreed to sign Hannover striker Joselu in a €10m deal - and The Stoke Sentinel believe that the forward has already held talks with the club.

The Potters finished ninth in the Premier League this past season, and manager Mark Hughes will be keen to push on again next term.

New signings will be needed, and it seems that Hughes is once again looking for Spanish talent, having added ex-Barcelona duo Marc Muniesa and Bojan Krkic in recent years.

This time, it's Hannover striker Joselu catching Hughes' eye, with German newspaper Kicker reporting that the Potters have agreed a €10m for the 6ft 3in forward - and The Stoke Sentinel believe that talks have been held between the club and the player.

The 25-year-old was born in Germany but represented Spain at youth level, having been highly regarded in the Real Madrid setup, before returning to Germany with Hoffenheim, Eintracht Frankfurt and now Hannover.

After ten goals in 32 games for Hannover this past season, Joselu is seemingly on the move, with a €10m transfer to Stoke in the pipeline, according to reports.

Recent speculation from Bild suggested that West Ham wanted to sign the Spaniard, but now he could lining up against Slaven Bilic's men next season if, as expected, his deal with the Potters does go through this summer.

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