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Stoke City winger Jermaine Pennant says he’d gladly to sign a permanent contract within the club in January.

The 27-year-old joined the Potters for the six-month loan deal from Spanish club Real Zaragoza in August and contains since made nine appearances.

“If the 2 main teams can agree something I will be greater than content with put pen to paper,” Pennant said.

Boss Tony Pulis has expressed his desire for keeping the first sort Liverpool man along at the club.

Speaking yesterday evening, Pulis told BBC Radio Stoke: “He’s the best lad, he’s been pretty decent for all of us but whether we’re able to start a deal or you cannot remains to be seen.

“You’re coping with Spanish club, it certainly is not cut and dried where I ring up a manager and talk with them and understand while the kid stands.”

 Stoke is definitely the ninth club Pennant has represented during his professional career and after frustrating in time Spain he could be keen to stay down.

“I’m experiencing and enjoying the way items have been going, require the vicinity, the c’s and everything,” he was quoted saying.

Despite moving regularly after a period, the previous England Under-21 star doesn’t think brand-new areas such as everything to encourage those informed about English football.

“I’ve played in the Premier League my career, I’ve played at some big teams, it’s just taking back to the Premier League after being out of it for just a year and showing I’m still here,” he added.

“Tony Pulis has given us a platform in order to show what I can perform, he is doing say his wingers work the hardest of any from the league so they do however if it can help the team that is what I’m here to undertake.”


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