Port Vale have issued a press release after striker Steve Brooker completed a £225,00 move to Bristol City.
Chairman Bill Bratt revealed that every effort had been made to retain the striker, but Brooker had set his heart on a switch to Ashton Gate.
Mr Bratt confirmed that £150,000 of the eventual £225,000 fee would be paid up-front and that the remainder is linked to appearances. Brooker’s former club Watford will also be entitled to a share of the funds.
The Valiants have also negotiated a sell-on clause with the Robins should Brooker move elsewhere.