After Carl Dickinson said he was looking forward to playing against Cristiano Ronaldo, Ronaldo admitted he is scared for next season, saying Dickinson is the person that could stop Manchester United winning the title.
Ronaldo, 22 said "Yes, I fear Dickinson, he is a top class player and is probably the only player who is capable of playing against me".
Dickinson, 20 said "I am not surprised that he is scared of me. I mean, who wouldn't?"
Stoke are newly promoted to the Premiership. New signing Michael Owen is said to be relishing the opportunity to be playing in the Premiership again.