He’s previously played for Grasshopper Zurich and Rubin Kazan and operates at right back.
He’s appeared in the Champions League, albeit on one occasion, whilst plying his trade in Switzerland.
Bauer made 15 appearances for Stoke in the top flight, but has recently lost his first team place under Gary Rowett.
He started the first two games of the season, but only came on as a sub against Hull City, as well as making a late appearance against Huddersfield in the League Cup on Tuesday.
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