“I’m aware of his situation, I’m aware of some of the things he needs and needs to do better and I will view any of those things as a blank canvas.
“But at the same time any of those players will have to do certain things, they will have to fit certain parameters and that they will have to match certain standards for me to have them in the squad for next season."
Rowett believes that he may be able to help Berahino rekindle the form that he showed earlier in his career, making the comparison with Derby striker Matej Vydra who finished Championship top goalscorer under Gary Rowett after a struggling to find form the season prior.
“When you look at someone like Saido's quality," Rowett continued.
"I had a similar situation with [Matej] Vydra at Derby, where he hadn’t had a very good season so you look and ask if you can reignite some of those players."
Gary Rowett has already begun the process of reshaping the Stoke City squad for the Championship, with young Egyptian star Ramadan Sobhi