Stoke City is listening to offers for Steve Sidwell

Steve Sidwell tore a knee ligament back in December of 2014 and it was due to this injury that he was forced to stay out of the playing grounds for a substantially long period of time during his first season as a player of Stoke City.

However, even though Sidwell is fully recovered, the English midfielder still has not been able to get into the main team of Mark Hughes and all fingers are pointing towards Sidwell leaving the Britannia Stadium due to his lack of time on the actual pitch.

It has been extremely difficult for Sidwell to get consistent playing time in games for Stoke City after the club successfully managed to sign high profile players such as: Marco van Ginkel, Xherdan Shaqiri, Bojan Krkic and Ibrahim Afellay and things will get even harder for the 33 years old English midfielder to get playing time when the winter transfer window ends as Mark Hughes is interested in reinforcing his team even further by signing more players in January.

There are a number of clubs that are attempting to survive in the Premier League that might just be interested in signing the veteran player and an offer could be launched depending on the price tag of the experienced midfielder who wants to join a club where he can get consistent playing time before eventually deciding to hang up his boots and retire which is likely to happen soon as he already is 33 years old and his age is certainly starting to show.

With the recent uprising of the younger players in the team of Mark Hughes such as: Bojan Krkic and Xherdan Shaqiri, Hughes wants to continue building a team that is filled with explosive and energetic players and it’s more likely that some of the senior players will be offloaded, especially now that the winter transfer window is opened.