Stoke in talks to sign Bournemouth's Federici

Bournemouth's Australian goalkeeper Adam Federici issues instructions during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Bournemouth at the Emirates Stadium in London on...

HITC Sport understands Stoke are in talks with Bournemouth goalkeeper Federici.

Goalkeeper Adam Federici of Australia looks dejected at the full time whistle after the International Friendly match between the Australian Socceroos and Greece at Etihad Stadium on June 7,...

Stoke City are closing in on the signing of Bournemouth goalkeeper Adam Federici, HITC Sport understands from sources close to the club.

Stoke are in the market for goalkeeping reinforcements with Lee Grant poised to join Manchester United and continued speculation surrounding the long-term future of England goalkeeper Jack Butland.

New Stoke boss Gary Rowett has lined up a deal for Australian international Federici, who is well down the pecking order at Bournemouth.

Bournemouth's Australian goalkeeper Adam Federici issues instructions during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Bournemouth at the Emirates Stadium in London on...

The 33-year-old is third-choice goalkeeper at Bournemouth behind Asmir Begovic and Artur Boruc and he is ready to move on in search of regular first-team football.

Federici joined Nottingham Forest on loan last summer, but saw the move cut short early after picking up a serious knee injury on international duty with Australia.

Derby County manager Gary Rowett during the Sky Bet Championship match between Derby and Middlesbrough at iPro Stadium on April 21, 2018 in Derby, England.

Federici was forced to return to Bournemouth to undergo knee surgery without even playing a game for Forest.

The talented shot-stopper began his career with Reading and made over 245 appearances for the Royals before joining Bournemouth on a free transfer in the summer of 2015.

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