Curtis Davies has been linked with a summer exit at Hull City, but Steve Bruce insists his skipper is not for sale.
Fabian Delph is hoping to see contract extension talks opened at Aston Villa as he has no desire to move on.
Stoke have announced the signing of United States international Juan Agudelo and loaned him immediately to FC Utrecht having failed to get a work permit for the striker.
The Potters completed a free transfer for the 21-year-old despite being denied a work permit in November and have decided to send him to the Eredivisie while they prepare a second application.
Agudelo, who left Major League Soccer franchise New England Revolution, made his international bow as a 17-year-old and has earned 17 caps.