Rob Page wants to seal early summer deals

Port Vale manager Rob Page has revealed that the club is already in talks with top-scorer AJ Leitch-Smith as they aim to move quickly with any summer transfer moves.Page told the Sentinel he was hoping to seal his deals early commenting: “Yes, because I would like to have a holiday!

“I would like to be able to have a couple of weeks where I can switch my phone off and relax knowing the business is done.

“I hope we haven’t got a lot of business to do in the summer, I hope it is made easy by bringing in a couple of additions in and doing business like that, so hopefully we can get the business done early.”

Under contract next season…

Jak Alnwick, Ryan Boot, Ben Purkiss, Remie Streete, Nathan Smith, Anthony Grant, Sam Foley, Sam Kelly and JJ Hooper plus youngsters Dan Turner, James Gibbons and Harry Pickering.

Out of contract next season…

AJ Leitch-Smith, Carl Dickinson, Ryan McGivern, Richard Duffy, Michael O’Connor, Chris Birchall, Theo Robinson, Achille Campion, Byron Moore, Sam Johnson, Enoch Andoh, Colin Daniel, Chris Neal, Ryan Lloyd and Adam Yates.