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OFFICIAL: Stoke City sign Cuco Martina on loan

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Stoke City have today completed the signing of defender Cuco Martina from Everton on a season-long loan deal.

According to Sky Sports, the deal for Cuco Martina has been finalised today and both clubs have confirmed.

Cuco Martina, primarily a right-back made 28 appearances for Everton last season and also spent time at left-back after Seamus Coleman recovered from injury.

He is a Curacao international and has been capped 37 times, but born in the Netherlands

The defender is Stoke City’s second loan signing from Everton and the third loan signing this summer – and the Potters also signed the centre-back, Ashley Williams.

Stoke manager Gary Rowett said: “Cuco adds size, strength and power to our back-line and he has shown in the Premier League that he can play in a variety of positions.”

Chief executive Tony Scholes added: “We are delighted to have secured the services of such an experienced player, whose versatility will give an added dimension to our squad.”