Stoke City: Coates rules out any window shopping for Stoke
STOKE chairman Peter Coates says he's not expecting the club to bring in any players before Tuesday's transfer deadline.
City have been linked with Wigan hit-man Hugo Rodallega and Queens Park Rangers forward DJ Campbell.
But Stoke already have options up front with Peter Crouch, Jon Walters, Kenwyne Jones, Cameron Jerome and Ricardo Fuller competing for places.
Coates says he's not anticipating reinforcements elsewhere in the squad after the club invested heavily in the summer to bolster their domestic and European campaigns.
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He said: "We are not expecting anything, unless something falls that we like the look of.
"We have a quite a large squad, and feel we are well served with cover."
The Coates family's backing helped City bring in Crouch, Jerome and Wilson Palacios for combined transfer fees of around £20m at the start of the season.
England defenders Matthew Upson and Jonathan Woodgate were also added to the wage bill when they arrived on free transfers.
City are more likely to get players out of the squad as they try to loan out midfielders Diego Arismendi, Florent Cuvelier and Matthew Lund.
Tom Soares and Michael Tonge have already departed this week, joining Hibernian and Barnsley respectively.
Winger Ben Marshall's future remains unresolved as he has yet to sign the three-year contract offered by City.
Leicester City have been linked with a £500,000 move for the 20-year-old, who is out of contract at the end of the season. Stoke haven't received a bid from the Foxes, and Coates says they are keen to hang on to the youngster.
Marshall has impressed on loan with League One promotion-chasers Sheffield Wednesday this season, and Coates added: "We are still in talks, but these things take time. Ben has done very well at Sheffield Wednesday.
"We want to keep anyone who has come through our system and who we think can play in our first team."
Marshall is back in training with Stoke after his five-month loan at Hillsborough. He scored twice last week in City Reserves' 7-0 win over Walsall.