Transfer deadline day: Marko Arnautovic signs for Stoke City

Stoke City have signed Austria winger Marko Arnautovic for an undisclosed fee from German club Werder Bremen.

The 24-year-old has signed a four-year deal at the Britannia Stadium.

Arnautovic is new manager Mark Hughes's fifth signing of the summer following Erik Pieters, Marc Muniesa, Oussama Assaidi and Juan Agudelo.

Marko Arnautovic factfile

  • Born: Vienna, 19 April, 1989
  • Nationality: Austrian
  • Position: Winger
  • Clubs: FC Twente, Inter Milan (loan), Werder Bremen
  • International caps: 27

Stoke are reportedly paying £2m for the forward, who has won 27 international caps for Austria.

Arnautovic played in the Netherlands with FC Twente and spent a year on loan with Inter Milan before moving to Werder Bremen.

His signature follows the arrivals of defenders Pieters from PSV Eindhoven and Muniesa from Barcelona and winger Assaidi on a season-long loan from Liverpool.