Anzhi eye yet another Premier League raid

Trinidadian Kenwyne Jones tops the list of players set to leave English Premier League side Stoke City this summer with Russian fat-cats Anzhi reportedly ready to pour in £5million.

The Trinidad international striker is wanted by Anzhi boss Guus Hiddink, the British media reports, also claiming the club is preparing a £5million raid.

Stoke boss Tony Pulis is likely to cash in on the 27 year old, who has failed to make the impact expected of him following his switch from Sunderland in 2010. Jones has scored just 10 goals in 51 appearances for the Potters, and ceased to be the first-choice forward after veteran Peter Crouch joined the club last summer.

Anzhi are currently seventh in the Championship Group of the Russian Premier league. However, with ten games left to play they find themselves just three points off a Champions League berth.

The club from Makhachkala recently lured Blackburn captain Christopher Samba for an impressive £11 million; have yet to confirm their interest in the forward.

Meanwhile, Jonathan Woodgate and Ricardo Fuller are also look set to leave Stoke City. Both are out of contract at the end of the season.

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