Mark Hughes' first home match against Genoa

Mark Hughes' first home match in charge of Stoke City will be against Italian side Genoa in a pre-season friendly.

The Serie A side will visit the Britannia Stadium on August 10th, a week before the Potters open their Premier League campaign against Liverpool at Anfield.

Mark Hughes was unveiled as the new Stoke City manager last month Credit: ITV News Central

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Stoke appoint Mark Hughes

Stoke City FC have confirmed Mark Hughes as their new manager.