A Twitter account which claims to be that of a football agent has linked Vale with a bizarre move for former defender John McCombe.
Reports in the North East media say that Port Vale have agreed terms for Gateshead midfielder Luke Hannant.
Port Vale manager Neil Aspin has said he admires Gateshead midfielder Luke Hannant but says a January move would be unlikely.
The Sentinel newspaper reports that Port Vale are close to agreeing a deal to keep Ben Whitfield on loan until the end of the season.
Defender Gavin Gunning could line-up against his former club if Forest Green complete a deal for the Irish defender.
Loan players Rekeil Pyke and Jack Stobbs have returned to their parent clubs according to media reports.
Port Vale manager Neil Aspin says he is “disappointed” but that he expects to lose defender Gavin Gunning.
Port Vale assistant manager Gary Brabin says that the club have so far failed to agree a new contract with defender Gavin Gunning.
Port Vale manager Neil Aspin says that January could be a “difficult month” in terms of bringing in the players he feels the club needs.
Manager Neil Aspin is hoping to get duo Gavin Gunning and Ben Whitfield tied down to longer deals.