EPL Transfer News: Ibrahim Afellay Joins Stoke City From Barcelona

Dutch International and Former Barcelona Player Ibrahim Afellay has joined Stoke City Fc on a free transfer. The 29-year-old joins the Potters on a free transfer after ending his four-and-a-half-year stay at the Nou Camp.After making only nine starts for Barcelona, he spent two stints at Schalke (Germany) and Olympiakos (Greece).

Stoke Manager Mark Hughes expressed his delight at the outcome of events, saying that Afellay had other options but chose to join Stoke City. The 29 year old Afellay will make be the 4th Ex-Barcelona player that would sign for Stoke under Hughes, already ex-Barca winger Moha El Ouriachi signed on this summer and Bojan is on Stoke's book.