Date: 5th February 2018 at 5:59pm
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Bolton Wanderers and Panathinaikos are two of the clubs interested in signing .

The former Celtic striker was released by Hibs last week following a hotel incident in Portugal during the winter break.

Stokes has had a chequered career off the park but his ability to find the net will almost always find managers prepared to offer him another chance.

Within a week of taking over at Celtic Brendan Rodgers decided against retaining Stokes with Blackburn, managed at the time by Owen Coyle, stepping in with a four year contract.

New Ewood boss Tony Mowbray cancelled that deal by mutual consent with the striker starting the season well under Neil Lennon at Easter Road.

The two men had had their difference at Celtic but it seems that the hotel incident in Portugal was one too many for Lennon.

According to a report in the Daily Mail there is also interest from China, Italy and Turkey but Bolton and Panathinaikos are the only clubs mentioned.