JJ Hooper looking forward to Port Vale return

JJ Hooper has returned to the Port Vale squad and is keen to work with caretaker manager Michael Brown.

Hooper was surprisingly loaned to Rob Page’s Northampton Town earlier this season but with Vale’s shortage of strikers well documented his return will be a welcome boost for Brown.

Hooper scored for the Vale reserves on Tuesday as they defeated Bradford City 4-0.

The striker tweeted: