It’s looking increasingly likely that David Nugent’s future lies outside of the Premier League. Earlier this week, the Portsmouth striker was linked with a loan move to Ipswich Town, before discussions broke down. Now, it appears that promotion challengers Stoke City are interested in acquiring his services, according to the BBC website.
Pulis told BBC Radio Stoke: “I don’t know what’s happened with Ipswich, but if we’re going to do business then we’ll do it with Portsmouth.”
“If there’s an area that we need another player it is up front.”
There is an obvious question mark over the player’s fitness that needs to be resolved, although the Potters might think Nugent represents the final piece in the jigsaw as far as their charge towards the top flight is concerned. However, can the former Preston striker ever cut it at the highest level or is he forever destined to be plying his trade in the Championship?