James McClean: Stoke Metropolis signal West Bromwich Albion winger for preliminary £5m
Stoke Metropolis have signed Republic of Eire winger James McClean from fellow Championship membership West Bromwich Albion for an preliminary £5m.
The payment for the 29-year-old may rise to £6m with add-ons.
McClean, who turns into Stoke’s fourth signing of the summer season, has agreed a four-year contract with the Potters.
“James is a participant I’ve admired for a very long time. He has actual high quality along with his left foot and is an old school winger,” said boss Gary Rowett.
McClean refused to attend a pre-season training camp in Scotland with the Baggies earlier this month.
In the meantime, Stoke have additionally been linked with strikes for Huddersfield winger Tom Ince and Aston Villa defender James Chester.
The Potters had a £5m bid for Chester rejected final Saturday.
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