“But I am extremely happy here. I’ve got a fantastic club to work for and great people.
“We have still got things to do here. We have still got a lot of miles to go in terms of where we want to take this club so I’m very enthused about the seasons we have ahead of us.”
Stoke haven’t won in six games going into tomorrow’s finale against Europe-chasing West Ham.
But they could still match their best ever Premier League finish of ninth, which Hughes delivered in his first two seasons in charge.