8:43 PM EDT, Mon July 25, 2016
The Liverpool Offside 3 hours ago

Official: Joe Allen Completes £13M Stoke City Transfer

Earlier today, news broke that Liverpool and Wales midfielder Joe Allen had agreed personal terms and was undergoing a medical at Stoke City. That deal, with £11M guaranteed up front plus a further £2M in add-ons, has officially been completed. As of this evening, Allen is a Stoke City player. There was some speculation that Swansea City might return for the player after having an earlier £8M bid rejected, but with no movement on that front the player decided to meet with Stoke manager Mark Hughes. Impressed by his vision for the club and with the promise of regular football on offer,...
The Liverpool Offside 12 hours ago

Joe Allen Undergoes Medical After Agreeing Terms with Stoke City

The Welsh cult hero is in Stoke undergoing a medical ahead of a £13M move. Despite late interest from Swansea, Joe Allen is set to become a Stoke City player within the next 24 hours after the player agreed personal terms and travelled to Stoke-on-Trent to undergo a medical ahead of a £13M move to join Mark Hughes’ project. Allen joined Liverpool in 2012 from Swansea in a £15M move, the first signing of the Brendan Rodgers era at Anfield, but injuries and an inability to ever really find his best position at his new club led to a situation where Allen became something of a utility part...
South Wales Evening Post 14 hours ago
Spurs midfielder Alex Pritchard linked to Swansea City

Spurs midfielder Alex Pritchard linked to Swansea City

SWANSEA City are being linked with an £8 million move for Spurs midfielder Alex Pritchard.That comes as they look set to miss out on bringing Joe Allen back to the Liberty.The Liverpool playmaker is close to completing a switch to Stoke after agreeing terms on a £13.5 million transfer.READ MORE: Joe Allen on the verge of £13million move to Stoke City as Swansea City look set miss outPritchard has reportedly been told he can leave Spurs after departing their pre-season tour of...
South Wales Evening Post 16 hours ago
Joe Allen on the verge of £13million move to Stoke City as...

Joe Allen on the verge of £13million move to Stoke City as...

Joe Allen is reportedly on the verge of completing a £13 million move to Stoke City after agreeing personal terms with the Potters over the weekend. Allen is expected to undergo a medical at the Britannia Stadium on Monday ahead of the move, despite Swansea City saying last week they were still in the hunt for him.The Liverpool Echo expects Allen will meet up with his new team mates in Florida on completion of the deal.READ MORE: Huw Jenkins: Swansea City are targeting at least three more...
Huw Jenkins: Swansea City are targeting at least three more...

Huw Jenkins: Swansea City are targeting at least three more...

HUW Jenkins revealed Swansea City are targeting at least three more players this summer – with two strikers top of the shopping list.Jenkins admitted last week that Swansea have not given up hope of landing Joe Allen before the season kicks off despite Stoke having a £13 million bid accepted for the Liverpool midfielder.And he conceded they must also concentrate on adding firepower to their ranks.READ MORE: Joe Allen meeting Stoke manager Mark Hughes as £13m move from Liverpool...
The Liverpool Offside Jul 24, 2016

Liverpool's Joe Allen Set For Stoke City Talks

Joe Allen will reportedly chat with Stoke City boss Mark Hughes as a prelude to parting ways with Liverpool. No word as to whether the talks will be in Welsh. According to reports in the Telegraph, midfielder Joe Allen will meet with Stoke City manager (and longtime friend of Liverpool Football Club) Mark Hughes as a further step towards finalizing a £13m+ move from Anfield. If talks go well between the current and former Welsh internationals, and assuming Stoke City and Allen can come to a quick understanding, a deal could be wrapped up in the next few days. This would allow Allen to...
​Joe Allen meeting Stoke manager Mark Hughes as £13m move...

​Joe Allen meeting Stoke manager Mark Hughes as £13m move...

SWANSEA City target Joe Allen is reportedly holding talks with Mark Hughes, manager of Stoke today.It is amid continuing speculation about the Wales international's future.A £13m move to Stoke is looking increasingly likely, although Swansea City said last week they were still in the hunt for him.READ MORE: The Liberty Stadium could increase in size under Swansea's City's new ownersThe report in the Daily Telegraph suggests Allen could complete his move in the next 48 hours.His potential...
The Liverpool Offside Jul 22, 2016

Joe Allen Is Still a Target for Swansea City

Swans chairman Huw Jenkins reveals that contact with Liverpool over a Joe Allen transfer has already been made. If there ever was a player you'd say wouldn't be the subject of transfer drama it would have to be Joe Allen. The 26-year-old, Welsh international is a quiet figure on and off the pitch, doing his job, head down, power through, no drama as far as the eye can see. But Liverpool's spry midfielder has drummed up quite the stir this summer given a number of factors. He has one year left on his contract. A new contract has not been agreed with the club. Midfield spots are getting...
Francesco Guidolin to again run rule over Swansea City squad...

Francesco Guidolin to again run rule over Swansea City squad...

SWANSEA City will be without a clutch of star players for their pre-season friendly with Bristol Rovers tomorrow (3). Francesco Guidolin's men continue gearing up for the new Premier League season with their first summer match on home soil this weekend. Newly-promoted League One outfit Rovers provide the opposition, with Guidolin expected to select a mixture of senior and emerging players for the match. READ MORE: We are still in the hunt for Liverpool's Joe Allen, confirms Swansea City...
We are still in the hunt for Liverpool's Joe Allen, confirms...

We are still in the hunt for Liverpool's Joe Allen, confirms...

HUW Jenkins insists Swansea City remain in the hunt for Joe Allen and revealed there could be progress on a deal within the next week. Jenkins has previously admitted Swansea are interested in re-signing a player who came through their youth system before completing a £15 million switch to Liverpool four years ago. But the Wales midfielder's impressive performances at this summer's Euros have increased the clamour for his signature. READ MORE: Swansea City takeover press conference:...
Liverpool Echo Jul 21, 2016
Liverpool fans react to the Reds accepting £13m bid for Joe Allen

Liverpool fans react to the Reds accepting £13m bid for Joe Allen

Stoke have made a big-money offer for the Welsh international
The Sentinel Jul 21, 2016
Stoke City scouting report: Joe Allen – Welsh Xavi, Ibrahim...

Stoke City scouting report: Joe Allen – Welsh Xavi, Ibrahim...

MARK Hughes has followed up his potential club record bid for Saido Berahino with a big money move for Joe Allen. The Stoke City boss is wants to add quality to his first team and has highlighted Liverpool midfielder Allen as a solution in central midfield. So we are taking a closer look at a player who could be on his way to the bet365 Stadium for £13m. JOE ALLEN (Liverpool and Wales) Position: Central midfielder Age: 26 Who? It's Joe Allen, the hipster star of Wales who was...
The Sentinel Jul 21, 2016
Stoke City transfer gossip: Mark Hughes failed with £7m...

Stoke City transfer gossip: Mark Hughes failed with £7m...

ONLY one player in the Premier League last season had better passing accuracy than Ibrahim Afellay. Playmaker Afellay completed 90.2 per cent of the passes he attempted as he enjoyed an impressive debut season at Stoke City after joining from Barcelona. His campaign was prematurely ended, however, when he suffered severe knee ligament damage in training in April. The 30-year-old is expected to be out until Christmas. He had been a key man, whether operating in the number 10 role behind a...
The Sentinel Jul 20, 2016
Stoke City transfer news: Mark Hughes steps up summer business...

Stoke City transfer news: Mark Hughes steps up summer business...

STOKE City have launched a £13m bid for Liverpool midfielder Joe Allen as Mark Hughes steps up his summer business. A slow start to trading during this transfer window has sprung to life this week as Hughes makes his moves for Allen, £20m Saido Berahino from West Brom and hopes to tie up a £5m deal with Egyptian champions Al Ahly for 19-year-old winger Ramadan Sobhi. The manager wants to get the majority of his squad together before Stoke fly out for a training camp in...
Stoke City have £13 million bid for Swansea City target Joe...

Stoke City have £13 million bid for Swansea City target Joe...

LIVERPOOL midfielder and Swans target Joe Allen looks to be on his way out of Anfield after the Reds' reportedly accepted a £13 million bid from Stoke City for the Welsh international's services.Allen, who enjoyed a stellar Euro 2016 championships as part of Chris Coleman's squad, is wanted by a number of clubs including the Swans, who had an £8 million bid for the 26-year-old rejected last month.Manchester United were understood to be considering a move for Allen before The Potters...

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