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Sorensen's future uncertain

Thomas Sorensen is biding his time as he waits to find out if he is a part of Mark Hughes' plans at Stoke next season.

Last Updated: 07/06/13 at 12:24 Post Comment

Thomas Sorensen: Happy to wait before speaking to Mark Hughes

Thomas Sorensen: Happy to wait before speaking to Mark Hughes

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The Danish goalkeeper was second-choice behind Asmir Begovic under Tony Pulis last term, and England U21 international Jack Butland has now returned to Stoke after a loan spell at Birmingham.

Sorensen, 36, has 12 months remaining on his contract, and he is keen to remain at the club and challenge for a regular place.

"I do want to be playing more and if I am in the manager's plans then great," he told The Sentinel. "I am really happy at Stoke and my family are happy. That is a big thing for me, especially at my age.

"It is a long summer and a lot can happen, but when we report back I am sure

everyone will know what the club's plans are.

"It was frustrating (last season) but I have great respect for how Asmir played. It makes it easier to accept when you are not in the team if the other guy is doing a great job.

"It doesn't reflect on my capabilities and I have not changed by ambitions, I want to get in that team and do well.

"But I have been long enough in the game to know you have to wait and see."

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