The Bury Times says that Bury are “on red alert” after the news that Freddie Veseli has departed Port Vale.
The defender failed to meet the deadline to agree terms and is such any contract offer from the Valiants has been withdrawn.
Veseli enjoyed a loan spell at Bury before his switch to Vale Park and the newspaper claims that Bury boss David Flitcroft has been monitoring his progress ever since.
Big-spending Bury have already signed Vale striker Tom Pope, Leon Clarke and Peter Clarke this summer.
“OVF editor Rob Fielding says the Vale’s budget is sustainable while Tom Pope purchasers Bury are engaged in a massive financial gamble….”