Stoke reportedly interested in signing Gabriel Torje this summer

Stoke manager Mark Hughes

The Romanian wide man is being linked with Stoke City.

Gabriel Torje celebrates goal

According to a report from Turkish website Fotomac, Stoke City are interested in signing Udinese winger Gabriel Torje this summer.

The 26-year-old signed for the Italian club way back in 2011 but he has spent much of his time out on loan, playing for Granada, Espanyol, Konyaspor and most recently Osmanlispor.

Gabriel Torje

That loan spell concludes at the end of June, leaving Torje free to move on if his parent club agree, and it is now being suggested that Stoke boss Mark Hughes is keen on adding the Romanian international to his squad.

The Potters boss has impressed with his transfer dealings since arriving at the Britannia Stadium and if he can continue to do that there is no reason he cannot build an even more impressive Stoke side in the years ahead.

Stoke manager Mark Hughes

Torje played 26 times for Osmanlispor last season, scoring three goals and providing six assists and his versatility means he could come in very handy at Stoke.

While operating predominantly from the right he can also play on the left wing or as an attacking midfielder if required.

Fotomac claims a fee in the region of £1.5million would be enough to seal a deal for the attacker.

Romania's Gabriel Torje

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