STOKE City are reported to be gripping tabs on Houston Dynamo executive defender Geoff Cameron.
The boss of a Major League Soccer club, Chris Canetti, reliable that Stoke had finished an exploration about a 26-year-old centre-half who can also play in midfield.
He said: “I would contend some discourse has non-stop adult in terms of what it competence take to get it done.
“I don’t know how critical they are or if they’re usually kicking a tyres. Right now there’s usually initial discourse that’s starting up.”
Everton and Bundesliga outfit FC Schalke 04 have also been related with a 6ft 3in defender who has 5 caps for a United States.
Cameron has finished no tip of his enterprise to play in a Premier League.
He said: “I wouldn’t mind England. I’ve always wanted to play there. I’m not going to be picky.
“I would adore England. we consider usually altogether a soccer there and a fan knowledge and usually all in ubiquitous would be great.”
If Stoke motionless to follow adult their seductiveness in Cameron, they would have to buy his agreement from a MLS.
Figures expelled by a MLS uncover Cameron earns an annual simple income of £147,545, or £2,837 per week.
Stoke are underneath reduction vigour to pierce in a executive defender after Robert Huth sealed a agreement prolongation that commits him to a bar for a subsequent 4 years.
Jonathan Woodgate is also approaching to stay during a Britannia Stadium carrying been offering a new one-year deal. But City could be prepared to let Matthew Upson pierce on in hunt of unchanging first-team football.
Upson is underneath agreement for another 12 months and finished a certain sense after signing on a giveaway send from West Ham final summer.
Stoke wouldn’t recover Upson in Jan to join Chinese side Shanghai Shenhua, though they could recur in a tighten deteriorate now they have some-more time to rebuild.
Newly-promoted Southampton have been heavily related with a defender, who started 19 games for City final season, though usually 10 in a Premier League.
Meanwhile, Wolves’ arch executive Jez Moxey poured cold H2O on conjecture that Stoke are about to pierce for winger Matt Jarvis, below.
City were suspicion to be monitoring Jarvis’s conditions as they demeanour for foe for Jermaine Pennant and Matthew Etherington.
However, Moxey has rubbished conjecture that an £8m understanding for a 26-year-old is imminent, declaring: “They have not even oral to us about him.”
STOKE will play FC Sion on Jul 19 during a finish of a five-day training stay in Switzerland.
Tony Pulis has enclosed a outing to reinstate a club’s normal summer training goal in Austria.
The FC Sion diversion will take place in Montreux and is due to flog off during 7pm internal time.
City start a week-long debate of a United States with a diversion opposite Columbus Crew on Jul 24. Stoke also take on Orlando City on Jul 28 and Sporting Kansas City on Aug 1.
They lapse to England with games during Torquay United on Aug 6 and Yeovil Town on Aug 7.