After a promising start to the summer everything seems to have slowed down to snails pace in the rumour mill.
Gareth Owen – Port Vale – Made a u-turn at the 11th hour and remained at Vale Park. No deal.
Jamie Vardy – FC Halifax – The club are known to be keen on the former trialist and are expected to make an offer but there remains a lot of interest from other clubs in the goalscorer with Preston recently declaring interest.
Astley Mulholland – Flixton – Non-league striker has had trial with club after long term interest.
Ewan Moyes – Hibs – Young defender has been on trial at the club in recent weeks.
James Meredith – York City – Reported to have been interested prior to him signing a new one year deal at the Minstermen. Link
Tyrone Barnett – Macclesfield Town – Message board rumours suggest Barnett could be the Donaldson replacement that Dario would be willing to dip into the piggy bank for.
Adam Proudlock – AFC Telford – One unlikely rumour doing the rounds on Twitter this week, a Alex move for 30 year old journeyman Proudlock.
Terry Gornell – Accrington Stanley – Out of contract Accy striker reportedly one of a few Dario is eyeing to replace Donaldson and Moore.
James Hanson – Bradford City – Another potential Donaldson replacement but Hanson would come at a price. Also linked with Motherwell.
Ashley Westwood – Swansea, Nottingham Forest, Leicester – The young midfielder is reported to have been watched by Championship/Premier League bound clubs with a £250,000 fee mooted.
Nick Powell – Liverpool, Arsenal – The 17 year old continues to receive interest from top Premier League clubs but is certain to remain at Gresty Road.
Shaun Miller – QPR, Portsmouth – Miller is looking like a big money departure this summer with Championship interest intensifying. A £500k fee has been mentioned.
Patrick Ada – Exeter City – Not being retained by the Alex, a return to Exeter seems the most likely destination for Ada.
Danny Blanchett – Doncaster, Brighton, Scunthorpe, Huddersfield, MK Dons, Crystal Palace, Charlton – Having been released by the Alex Blanchett could secure himself a surprise move up the leagues.
Clayton Donaldson – Charlton, Crawley, Carlisle, Huddersfield, Bradford, Oxford, Chesterfield, Gillingham, Coventry – Linked with a host a clubs, out of contract Donaldson is said to be biding his time as he weighs up his options.
Dan Smith – Man City – 15 year old academy midfielder linked with a £500,000 move to Man City via The Sun and Daily Mail.
Byron Moore – Notts County – Looks more than likely to snub a new contract in favour of a move to the Magpies. The Alex however will require compensation.