Despite being kept off the score sheet, Charlie Adam was instrumental in Stoke City's strong performance that resulted in a 0-0 draw at home to Manchester City.
Charlie Adam will miss Scotland's World Cup qualifier against Macedonia with a back injury.
New Stoke City manager Mark Hughes is looking forward to working with Charlie Adam. "We'll get to know each other on a number of levels. I know his quality and he can affect a game in all manner of ways by the strength of his ability. It's about getting the best out of him and finding the best position for him to be most effective."