Striker Peter Crouch insists Stoke will relish the chance to take on European giants Valencia rather than be cowed by it.

Los Che visit the Britannia Stadium tonight for the first leg of their Europa League last-32 clash, with Stoke travelling out to the Mestalla next week.

Crouch said: "Everyone's looking forward to it. There's not been many opportunities in previous seasons to play the likes of Valencia at the Britannia. Everyone wants to play in it and it's a big, big game for the football club."

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