Reports in America claimed the Potters were moving in on the New England Revolution striker, and the former QPR boss says the club are "hopeful" of concluding a dealStoke City manager Mark Hughes is hopeful of tying up a deal for New England Revolution striker Juan Agudelo.
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And Hughes himself has confirmed the club are interested in bringing Agudelo to the Britannia Stadium, and the 49-year-old hopes to conclude a deal for the forward.
"We are hopeful of progressing that," he is quoted as saying by The Sentinel.
"There seems to be a willingness from most sides.
"He's a good young player and we feel he's got potential and we would like that to happen."
New Stoke boss Hughes is looking for further additions to his squad before the transfer window closes and has already completed deals for the likes of Erik Pieters and Marc Muniesa.