Arsenal defenders may have to stick their feet in the ground as they face Stoke City , and some bad news for the Gooners is that Former Real Madrid star Jese Rodriguez is in line to Make his Potters Debut and certainly this guy will be looking to make his mark right from the minute he steps in.
Stoke City signed Paris Saint-Germain forward Jese Rodriguez on a season- long term.
Already Darren Fletcher, Kurt Zouma, Eric Maxim Choupo – Moting, Bruno Martins Indi and Josh Tymon have arrived at the club so far this window, The 24-year-old forward becomes the club’s sixth transfer.
He joined French capital last August for £21m on five year deal, but this guy failed to live up to the expectations and was loaned to Spanish Club Las Palmas in January for rest of the season.
“His pedigree speaks for itself,” said Stoke chief executive Tony Scholes.“He hasn’t had the happiest of periods in his career in Paris but he’s still only a young man and is hungry to make a big impression in the Premier League.“He will most certainly add to the firepower at our disposal.”
Jese will be vary of the threat on his head named Sead Kolasinac, who previously played part in ruining his Real Madrid career when The Whites of Madrid played Schalke.
For the team news, Mustafi and Coquelin are back available where as Alexis Sanchez stays doubtful. Mertesacker is fully fit after having stitches in the FA Community Shield. Laurent Koscielny remains out of the squad serving his ban coming from the Everton fixture last season.
When and Where?
Britannia Stadium will host the tie between Stoke City and Arsenal on 19 August,2017 at 17:30 BST
Probable Lineups :
Stoke City: coming soon…
Arsenal: coming soon…