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Bojan Krkic leaves Barcelona to join Stoke City

Published on Jul 23, 2014 7:19 AM
Ajax player Bojan Krkic (right) kicks the ball to score his team's second goal during the Dutch Eredivisie football match between Ajax Amsterdam and NEC Nijmegen, in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, on May 3, 2014. -- PHOTO: AFP

LONDON (AFP) - Stoke City have signed striker Bojan Krkic from Spanish giants Barcelona for an undisclosed fee, the Premier League side announced on Tuesday.

Bojan, 23, has penned a four-year contract at the Britannia and becomes Stoke's fifth signing of the summer.

Stoke boss Mark Hughes told the club's website: "Anyone who knows European football will be aware of him as a player and the fact that he sees his future at Stoke City is really exciting and an endorsement of the club itself.

"He's desperate to prove himself in the Premier League and we're pleased to be able to offer him that platform."

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