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Mark Hughes: We have got high hopes for Ramadan Sobhi

Posted on July 17, 2016

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Stoke City manager has admitted on Saturday that he is looking forward to working with potential new signing .

Sobhi is expected to complete his transfer to Stoke City next week after Cairo giants Al Ahly accepted record fee that sees the 19-year-old winger join The Potters.

The Egypt international flied to England on Thursday morning in order to complete his medical for Stoke City. By his turn, Stoke chief executive Tony Scholes confirmed that Sobhi’s move to the club is almost done.

“We are hoping that [deal] is going to be concluded quite soon,” Hughes said on Saturday.


“I met him last night and he seems a very mature young man and we have got high hopes for him. I am very pleased he is going to join us and I am looking forward to working with him.”

“The Egyptian League isn’t an easy league, so he is obviously capable of dealing with that aspect and I am sure he will have an impact with us,” he concluded.


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