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Stoke eager to tie down Shawcross

November 7, 2012
By Ian Edwards
Stoke City chairman Peter Coates will do everything in his power to ensure Ryan Shawcross stays at Stoke City.

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Coates is remaining coy over recent revelations that Shawcross has been offered a six-year contract, to ward off interest from Manchester United, Tottenham and Liverpool.

The defender, 25, will enter into the final year of his contract in June 2013 and Coates would like to secure the England defender's long-term ...

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