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Man dies after coach crash in Stoke

Police are dealing with a serious road traffic collision on the A500 southbound near Shelton New Rd.

There was a collision between a coach and male pedestrian just before 12.30p. The man has been taken to the Royal Stoke University Hospital with serious multiple injuries but died later.

The road was closed at the junction with Stoke Road officers examined the scene.

Drivers are advised to find an alternative route as the road may be closed for some time.

Stoke sign Giannelli Imbula for £18m

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Big news coming out of Stoke, who announce they have smashed their transfer record with the £18.3million acquisition of 23-year-old defensive midfielder Giannelli Imbula from Porto.

The former France Under-21 international, who only moved to Porto for 20 million euros last summer, has signed a five-and-a-half-year deal with the Potters.

Stoke boss Mark Hughes told the club's official website: "Giannelli is a good young player. He has great power, good ability on the ball and a great range of passing and there's no doubt he will add to the quality that we already have at the club.

"He played against us in pre-season and although I was already aware of him, seeing him at first hand resonated with me."

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