The former Barcelona striker has lost his regular place in the Stoke side and is having to settle for a place on the bench.
Joe Allen has scored four goals in his last three Premier League appearances.
Here's a lineup of Norwich City's best players since they competed in the Premier League's inaugural 1992-93 season.
Assistant boss Mark Bowen has been discussing the Potters' interest in the England international.
Stoke City assistant manager Mark Bowen says that defenders are being pulled out of training sessions to limit injuries at the back.
Stoke City assistant manager Mark Bowen believes centre back Ryan Shawcross is being targeted by referees.