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Asmir Begovic

27-Year-Old Goalkeeper     Stoke City  Premier


Birthdate:  June 20, 1987    Birthplace:  Trebinje, Bosnia and Herzegovina    Nationality:  Bosnia-Herzegovina    Height:  6' 6"    Weight:  183 lbs    

May 16, 2015    Asmir Begovic News

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Begovic (knee) is available off the bench Saturday against Burnley.

Jack Butland will get another start ahead of Begovic, who underwent a minor knee procedure last week.

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May 15, 2015

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Begovic is in contention to be available Saturday against Burnley after undergoing a minor procedure on his knee last week, the Stoke Sentinel reports.

Begovic was dropped in favor of Jack Butland two weeks ago against Swansea and it is unclear if Begovic will regain his starting job now that he's fit again. Begovic has widely been rumored to be leaving Stoke this summer, with Butland the likely full-time starter next season.

May 2, 2015

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Begovic is not in the 18-man squad to face Swansea City on Saturday.

The club has not announced whether Begovic is injured or just being rested, but Jack Butland will get the start, with Thomas Sorensen available off the bench.

April 20, 2015

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Stoke have opened contract discussions with Begovic in a move to tie the goalkeeper to the club ahead of interest from Real Madrid, reports the Daily Mail.

Begovic's current agreement expires next year. Stoke manager Mark Hughes has targeted the keeper's stay as a priority, which will help the team stay in the top 10 in the league each season.

April 9, 2015

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Begovic allowed two goals during Saturday's loss to Chelsea at Stamford Bridge.

Begovic allowed two goals on 10 shots, however, one of them was a penalty. The second goal was the result of a poor decision by the keeper. Mistake aside, Begovic put in a strong performance and he'll be hoping this form continues as he faces a struggling West Ham next.

April 2, 2015

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Stoke is hoping to extend Begovic's stay with the club by agreeing to a new contract with the keeper, reports the Daily Mail.

Begovic's current contract is in its final year, but Stoke will work very hard to agree to new terms with the 27-year-old. They will want to tie up any agreement quickly before transfer rumors begin to swell.

March 23, 2015

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Begovic allowed two goals and was shown a yellow card during Saturday's loss to Crystal Palace.

Begovic made a clumsy challenge late in the first-half Saturday, which resulted in not only a yellow card, but also a conceded penalty kick. To make matters worse, Begovic allowed another goal before intermission, making Saturday's performance one to forget from the Bosnian.

February 28, 2015

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Begovic didn't have to make a single save to post a clean sheet during Stoke City's 1-0 win over Hull City on Saturday.

Hull got off only one shot during the match, which came from Sone Aluko, but it wasn't much of a threat and Begovic got arguably his easiest clean sheet of the season.