According to The Sentinel
"Stoke City are hot on the trail of Coventry defender Elliott Ward – and could add Preston midfielder Danny Pugh to their line-up before Saturday’s trip to Bristol City."
"manager Tony Pulis remains determined to land an un-named Premiership midfielder " to strengthen his squad.
Stoke are now 6th in the table following Wolves win at Cardiff last night,but rightly people at the club are remaining tight lipped about developments on the player front.
Vincent Pericard has now been released from Strangeways and could well find himself in the squad for Saturday's trip to Bristol.