Benik Afobe has completed a move to Stoke City, the club’s official website announced yesterday.
Afobe joins Stoke from Wolverhampton Wanderers on a six month loan deal with an obligation to buy him for a pre-agreed undisclosed fee in the January transfer window.
This news comes less than two weeks after the 25-year-old joined Wolves on a permanent deal from Bournemouth, following a half-season loan stint at Molineux where he hit six goals to help his club win the Championship title and earn promotion back to the Premier League.
Afobe only hit 10 goals in 63 games for the Cherries in the top flight but his impressive tally of 22 in 46 last time he was at Wolves in the second tier is enough to get Stoke fans very excited on Twitter.
Following the official announcement of Afobe’s switch to the bet365 Stadium, here are how some very happy and optimistic Stoke fans reacted to the news – with many claiming promotion is a formality…
“We”… I like it
— Aid (@AidRawlinson) June 12, 2018
Don't understand why he left Wolves tbh? But,he is a goalscorer so happy he's part of this team
— kain (@redmoth76) June 12, 2018
WERE ACTUALLY WALKING THIS LEAGUE
— . (@SCFCOkay) June 12, 2018
— Rory (@Rory_Watt) June 12, 2018
Stoke are buying the league !!!1!!
— Luke???????????????????????????? (@Lukescfc_) June 12, 2018
Awesome work stoke, awesome work Scholes!
— Chris Eltham (@stokecitychris) June 12, 2018
Just give us the title now
— Ryan ???????????????????????????? (@SorensenSZN) June 12, 2018
Welcome afobe… Lift stoke city back to EPL
— Oluwashola Kingzino (@OluwasholaKing1) June 12, 2018
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