Is Vale’s top-scorer Steve McPhee set to make a move to Portugal? We talk EXCLUSIVELY to the journalist who broke the story.
McPhee, the club’s 27 goal top-scorer, is reported to be set to move to Beira Mar, a side in the Portuguese top division.
Former Oldham Athletic and Democratic of Congo manager Mick Wadsworth has recently been appointed manager at the Estádio Municipal de Aveiro Mario Duarte.
Beira Mar already boast former English League player Clive Wijnhard in their line-up and Wadsworth is believed to be lining up Kevin Pressman, Paul Murray and McPhee to further bolster his squad.
According to journalist Ian Appleyard, who broke the news, McPhee is in Portugal this week and is discussing terms with the club.
Appleyard of the Yorkshire Post told onevalefan.co.uk that he had spoken to Wadsworth who confirmed that Vale’s player of the season was set to sign a two year deal.
STEVE MCPHEE FACTFILE:
Date of Birth: 05.06.1981
Vale games: 142+5
Vale goals: 44
Other clubs: Coventry, St Mirren
Trivia: SPL young player of the month while at St Mirren