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Town Target Collins Set To Leave Stoke

Town Target Collins Set To Leave Stoke

Stoke City have potentially cleared the way for Ipswich Town to sign Danny Collins on loan after the defender was left out of the Potters Premier League squad.

Centre-back or left-back Collins has been strongly linked with Ipswich in recent weeks, with Paul Jewell confirming that he has held talks with Potters boss Tony Pulis over two possible defensive targets. The 31-year-old, who was an unused substitute for Wales in Friday's 2-1 qualifying win over Montenegro, has now been left out of Stoke's 25-man Premier League squad and 23-man Europa League squad.

Stoke City explained the decision in an announcement on their Official Club Website: 'Pulis' decision to omit a number of fringe players from his 25-man squad including Danny Pugh and Danny Collins reflects his desire to allow them to gain the regular first team football elsewhere by going out on loan.'

Ipswich could well swoop for Collins therefore once the loan window opens this week. The Blues are still short on numbers in defence having missed out on several reported targets on transfer deadline day. Celtic's Jos Hooiveld signed on loan for Southampton, whilst Spanish duo Pablo Ibanez and Victor Laguardia joined Birmingham City and Las Palmas respectively.

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Writer:Darren C
Date:Saturday September 3 2011
Time: 2:06PM

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