Jones 'not getting his way'

Kenwyne Jones is off toe Wales. Credit: PA

Stoke chairman Peter Coates insists Kenwyne Jones is not simply "getting his way" with regard to a move after refusing to play for the club.

On the issue of whether Jones is actually profiting from his action, Coates, quoted by The Sentinel, said: "That's not the case.

"The fact is he could have gone at the end of the season because he is out of contract, but this deal looked like a sensible opportunity for us.

"I wouldn't like to think there was any circumstance where a player would think he can get his way by not playing for any football club."

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