Stoke manager Mark Hughes admits he may have to soon accept defeat in their pursuit of West Brom's Saido Berahino.
The Potters have been chasing the 23-year-old for much of the transfer window and had hoped that they could persuade the Baggies to part with a striker who has long tried to engineer a move away from The Hawthorns.
Berahino's deal expires in the summer yet Stoke have been unable to tempt West Brom's new owners to cash in so far and, with less than a week until the window closes, Hughes...
Northampton penalty hero Kenji Gorre targeted Manchester United after the Cobblers shocked West Brom in the EFL Cup.
The hosts won 4-3 on penalties after a 2-2 draw following extra time at Sixfields to reach the third round and dump out their Premier League visitors.
Gorre scored the winning spot kick after Saido Berahino missed and Adam Smith saved James Morrison's effort as Northampton repeated their trick having knocked out Liverpool on penalties in 2010.
The midfielder said: "I want Manchester...
Northampton extended their club-record unbeaten run as they stunned West Brom in the EFL Cup.
The Cobblers have not lost since January after knocking the Baggies out 4-3 on penalties, following a 2-2 draw at Sixfields.
Rob Page's side are now unbeaten in 26 games in all competitions after Kenji Gorre netted the key spot-kick as they repeated their 2010 heroics when they dumped out Liverpool on penalties at Anfield.
It was a deserved victory for a spirited display from the League One side which started...