Stoke City sent shock-waves across Europe last summer when they signed Spanish striker Bojan Krkic from Barcelona in one of the most surprising transfers ever.
Potters manager Mark Hughes and chairman Peter Coates are clearly very ambitious people.
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Earlier this month, it was reported that Stoke had bid £12m for Swiss playmaker Xherdan Shaqiri.
The Staffordshire club look set to miss out on Shaqiri, but Hughes and Coates are now set to move for another experienced international.
According to The Guardian, Stoke are trying to sign former Chelsea and Liverpool right-back Glen Johnson, who has 54 senior England caps to his name.
Johnson, 30, is currently a free agent after being released by Liverpool.
His other admirers include West Ham United and Besiktas.
Stoke also want experienced goalkeeper Shay Given.