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'There may be spots for people to stake their claim'

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Emre Tezgel.
Emre Tezgel.

On January's transfer deadline day, Stoke City sent Emre Tezgel out on loan to League Two side MK Dons with the intention to further develop his career.

Speaking to BBC Radio Stoke's Lucas Yeomans, George Weaver from the Potterlytics Podcast delivered his opinion on the striker's future at the club.

"It's very strange that a year or two ago, you'd have never said that Nathan Lowe would be jumping up over him in terms of getting towards the squad and getting towards playing time. The injuries seem to have taken a little bit of a toll.

"It's going to be really interesting next season to see where he ends up because presumably people like Wesley are going to be making their way out. We don't know what's going to happen with Tyrese Campbell as well, so there may be spots for people to stake their claim."

When asked which of the two academy prospects he thinks will seal a temporary move away from the Bet365 Stadium next term, he added: "In my mind, it would be Tezgel. I wouldn't be surprised to see both of them out on loan to League One.

"Given the amount of football he's missed with injuries in the U21s, giving him a full season would be very, very useful."

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