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Peter Crouch to put away 'rusty' robot after joining 100 goals club

Stoke forward Peter Crouch (right) pulls out the robot celebration again. Credit: PA

Peter Crouch spoke of his joy at joining some of his heroes in the "prestigious club" of players to have scored 100 Premier League goals after the Stoke striker reached the landmark in Wednesday's draw with Everton.

He is the 26th player to get to 100 Premier League goals, adding his name to a list that features the likes of Alan Shearer and Thierry Henry.

Crouch told Stoke City Player: "It is a great moment for me personally.

"It is quite a prestigious club - some heroes of mine and some players I have looked up to in the past. It is great to be among them."

He added of his celebration: "I was under so much pressure to pull out the robot - to be honest, it was a little bit rusty! I think I'll put that one away now!"

He signed a new deal with Stoke in January that runs through to the summer of 2018.

Peter Crouch scores 100th Premier League goal

Peter Crouch celebrates after scoring 100th goal in the Premier League Credit: PA

Stoke City's Peter Crouch has scored his 100th goal in the Premier League in their game at home against Everton.

Berahino signs for Stoke City for £12 million from WBA

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Stoke City have signed West Bromwich Albion striker Saido Berahino for £12 million on a five and a half year deal.

The 23-year-old has signed a contract after the club this evening but the fee could rise to £15 million based on the player and club success.

Berahino is the Potters' second signing of the January transfer window.

He's unavailable for their game against Manchester United this weekend but he is expected to be in the crowd for the sell-out game.

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