Port Vale announce AJ Leitch-Smith signing

Port Vale announce AJ Leitch-Smith signing

Port Vale FC have announced the signing of former Crewe striker AJ Leitch-Smith, the club have confirmed.

The striker has agreed a one-year deal and becomes the sixth former Crewe player at the club joining Uche Ikpeazu, Michael O’Connor, Colin Daniel, Anthony Grant, Byron Moore in the Valiants squad.

He is a player with lots of potential and someone I believe has a lot to offer…

Manager Rob Page told the official website: “As I have said in numerous interviews, I have been very impressed with how Ajay has performed in training since pre-season started.

“He is a player with lots of potential and someone I believe has a lot to offer. I’m looking forward to continuing to work with Ajay this season.”

He becomes the club’s seventh signing of the summer – joining Ben Purkiss, Sam Kelly, Sam Foley, Anthony Grant, Remie Streete and Uche Ikpeazu at the club.

Vale have been looking to add to their forward ranks since strikers Ben Williamson and Tom Pope left the club earlier in the summer.