Manchester United finally delivered the attacking football their fans have been craving as they ran out comfortable 3-0 victors over Stoke at Old Trafford on Tuesday.
Stoke City have completed the deadline-day signing of midfielder Gianelli Imbula in a club record £18.3 million deal from Portuguese side FC Porto.
Marco van Ginkel has joined PSV Eindhoven on loan from Chelsea, ending his spell with Stoke City.
Manchester United and Stoke City are both looking to get back to winning ways when they face off at Old Trafford on Tuesday.
Wilfried Zaha scored the only goal as Crystal Palace beat Stoke City 1-0 at Selhurst Park in the FA Cup fourth round on Saturday.
Crystal Palace welcome Stoke to the capital in an all-Premier League encounter on Saturday with a place in the fifth round of the FA Cup up for grabs.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp said Stoke City went back to their long ball style of play during Tuesday's League Cup semi-final at Anfield and that his team struggled against the direct style of play.
Simon Mignolet saved two spot kicks as Liverpool scraped past Stoke City 6-5 on penalties after the League Cup semi-final ended 1-1 on aggregate over two legs.
Liverpool are just one step away from the League Cup final, but will need to drive home their advantage against Stoke City at Anfield on Tuesday.
Leicester City bounced back to winning ways in emphatic fashion after cruising to a 3-0 victory over Stoke City at King Power Stadium on Saturday.
Leicester City will look for a return to form when they host Stoke City at the King Power Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
Leicester City will be desperate for a win when they welcome Stoke City to the King Power Stadium in the Premier League on Saturday ahead of a tough run of fixtures.
Stoke City boss Mark Hughes is still wary of the threat from Jamie Vardy and Riyad Mahrez, despite their decreased output in recent weeks.
Stoke City striker Bojan Krkic says the club should be aiming for the Champions League, but is otherwise enjoying his Premier League experience.
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