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‘Afellay for rest of season from a selection taken at Stoke City’

Ibrahim Afellay is reportedly for the rest of the season from the selection of Stoke City put in by manager Paul Lambert.

According to The Telegraph , the 31-year-old has been told that he was no longer welcome at the club. He gets his salary, reportedly more than 30,000 euros per week, get paid, according to the newspaper.

Lambert would be unhappy with the attitude and commitment of Afellay, who are at Stoke on a contract until mid-2019. The expectation is that he is coming summer press conference leaves.

Afellay came in mid-2015 press conference is about FC Barcelona, where he is partly because of injuries not a fixed value. He made his debut in 2004 as a pro, on behalf of PSV, and left in the summer of 2011 to Barcelona, that he lent to Schalke 04 and Olympiakos, before he spent over two and a half years ago in the Premier League descended.

Since his arrival at the Britannia Stadium played Afellay 55 official duels, in which he three times scored. In the Dutch national team, the counter for the playmaker in 53 international matches (seven matches). His last game in Orange dates from march 29, 2016, when England 1-2 was defeated at Wembley.

Pieters

It is the second time in a short period of time that a Dutchman discredited hits at Stoke. Last week was full Erik Pieters, a penalty of 80,000 euro after he on the evening before the match against Everton (1-2 loss) was spotted in a nightclub in Manchester.

The 29-year-old Pieters – that eighteen international matches for the Dutch team played, the last in 2014 – is back to the squad for the away game on Sunday against Arsenal.

The Stoke manager Lambert is competing fully against relegation from the Premier League. The ‘Potters’ occupy with still seven matches to go the second-to-last place. The match against Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium in London starts Sunday at 14.30.

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