The report claims that the Potters have moved to seek advice from the Scots boss about their managerial post. They are currently looking for a new leader after sacking Nathan Jones.
Clarke hasn’t given the Championship club any optimism though that he himself would perhaps be interested in the Championship gig.
Stoke will like the English experience Clarke has
His more recent achievements have been north of the English border but Stoke will like the look of Clarke’s CV.
He’s been a coach at some of England’s biggest clubs, with spells as a coach at Aston Villa, Chelsea, Newcastle, Liverpool and West Ham. He has also been manager at Reading and West Brom.
Most recently though he was manager at Kilmarnock prior to his Scotland gig. He led Killie to a third place finish and a Europa League berth before leaving for Scotland.
In his national team role, Clarke has managed six games, winning two and losing four, although four of those games have been against top sides in Belgium and Russia.