Danny Mills suggested joining West Ham could work wonders for Stoke City goalkeeper Jack Butland.

Speaking exclusively to Football Insider correspondent Laura O’Leary, the former England defender claimed Butland would be available to sign and could rediscover his form by changing his surroundings.

Football Insider recently revealed the Hammers have set their sights on Butland but that Stoke’s £25million valuation of him would be a major hurdle to any deal.

Mills explained that there was no denying Butland was a solid keeper and suggested perhaps he just needs to join a new club so he can reset his confidence.

When asked if Manuel Pellegrini’s side signing Butland makes perfect sense, Mills told Football Insider: “He’s certainly available isn’t he, he’s a solid keeper.

“He was England’s No.1 at one point, he’s a big physical presence, he has made some high-profile mistakes hence why he has slipped away from the England scene and down into the Stoke scene.

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“But of course, he is undoubtedly a solid goalkeeper and sometimes you just need a change just because it resets you.

“It resets your confidence, it resets your belief in your self.

“Suddenly you have different surroundings, different regime and overnight you rediscover your form.” 

Butland has played 16 times for Stoke this season across all competitions, conceding 27 goals and keeping three clean sheets in the process.

The 26-year-old shot-stopper has a wealth of top-level experience with him having played 77 times in the Premier League.

Butland has been at Stoke since joining them from Birmingham City in 2013 and is contracted to stay with the Potters until 2021.

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