Scott Dann and Cameron Jerome on brink of Stoke move

06 July 2011 10:01
Stoke are close to agreeing a fee with Birmingham for Scott Dann and Cameron Jerome but chairman Peter Coates admits personal terms may still be a stumbling block. [LNB]The Potters have been in negotiation with Blues, relegated from the Barclays Premier League last season, for a number of weeks and the two clubs appear to have come to a valuation acceptable to both parties. [LNB] Quick return: Scott Dann (centre) could be back in the top flight with Stoke[LNB]'We have made an offer and are hoping to do a deal that will satisfy both clubs,' Coates told The Sentinel. [LNB]'It is my understanding we were very close to a deal but then you still have to sort things out with the players. These things can take forever. [LNB]'You have to have other irons in the fire because so many things can go wrong. [LNB]'Sometimes you think you have a deal and it doesn't happen. As one agent once said, "The truth today may not be the truth tomorrow".'[LNB] Can't keep him down: Cameron Jerome is also heading for the Britannia[LNB] Hughton told it's business as normal at Birmingham despite Yeung's money-laundering chargeCountdown to kick-off: Our guide to all the Premier League pre-season fixturesThe holiday is over, chaps! Premier League stars back in training ahead of new seasonClub-by-club guide to all the Barclays Premier League summer transfersPREMIER LEAGUE NEW KIT SPECIAL: Strips your team will wear in 2011-12All the latest Stoke news, features and opinion  [LNB]

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