Stoke expect to complete the loan signing of Tottenham midfielder Tom Huddlestone in the next 24 hours.
The 25-year-old has successfully undergone a medical at the Potters' Clayton Wood training ground and there is just the final formalities of the paperwork to complete.
Huddlestone's loan is expected to cover the whole season but Press Association Sport understands Spurs will have the option to recall him in January if they wish.
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