‘First Bojan, now Afellay…who’s next?!’ Fans react as Barcelona forward joins Stoke

first_imgThose close-season Football Manager marathons seem to be paying off over at the Britannia Stadium.If Stoke supporters were surprised by the signing of former Barcelona prodigy Bojan last summer, they were left stunned when the club announced the arrival of another ex-Barca star Ibrahim Afellay on Monday – and on a free transfer too!Once linked with a host of top European sides, the 29-year-old Dutch flyer left the Catalan club this summer and has penned a two-year deal with Mark Hughes’ side.Afellay’s arrival takes the number of ex-Barca players in the Potteries up to FOUR – and Monday’s news got some fans wondering who might be the next man to trade the hallowed Nou Camp for the lowly Britannia… New Stoke City forward Ibrahim Afellay lifts the Champions League trophy with Barcelona 1last_img

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