The Baggies accept they will lose Peter Odemwingie this summer with a move to the Middle East likely.

They are also extremely uncertain to have impressive Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku on their books after his season-long loan at the Hawthorns as he is highly rated by new Blues boss Jose Mourinho.

Jones is behind England international Peter Crouch and Republic of Ireland forward Jon Walters in the Potters’ pecking order.

If Benfica finisher Nelson Oliveira is added to Mark Highes’ squad, either on loan or on a permanent basis, he could be surplus to requirements.