Ryan Shotton is a young defender who came up through the academy ranks at Stoke City, signing a professional contract in March 2007. Since then much of his football development has been gained through experience on loan elsewhere including lengthy spells at Tranmere Rovers (2008-09) and Barnsley in 2009-10. Ryan made his debut for the Potters in the Carling Cup tie with Cheltenham in August 2008 but had to wait almost three years for his first Premier League outing, when he came on as a substitute at Blackpool in April 2011.
What the papers sayManchester City could see their bid for Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez overtaken by Paris St Germain, according to the Sun.
Roy Hodgson has taken up his first managerial post since departing as England coach after his appointment by Crystal Palace.
Liverpool return to Champions League action at home to Sevilla on Wednesday.
Manchester City face Dutch champions Feyenoord in the first match of their latest Champions League campaign on Wednesday.
Alexis Sanchez, Philippe Coutinho and Virgil van Dijk may not have left their clubs in the transfer window but it
PHILIPPE COUTINHO will be considered for Liverpool's trip to Manchester City on Saturday, reports the Daily Mail.