Whelan set for fitness test

Stoke manager Tony Pulis will check on the condition of midfielder Glenn Whelan, who picked up a knock on international duty with the Republic of Ireland, ahead of tomorrow’s Premier League clash with Norwich at the Britannia Stadium.

Stoke manager Tony Pulis will check on the condition of midfielder Glenn Whelan, who picked up a knock on international duty with the Republic of Ireland, ahead of tomorrow’s Premier League clash with Norwich at the Britannia Stadium.

Defender Robert Huth is set to return to the Potters side having completed a three-match suspension following his sending-off against Sunderland last month.

Provisional squad: Begovic, Sorensen, Huth, Upson, Collins, Shotton, Shawcross, Wilkinson, Wilson, Woodgate, Whelan, Whitehead, Etherington, Diao, Pennant, Delap, Arismendi, Palacios, Jones, Fuller, Jerome, Crouch, Walters.

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