Port Vale manager Neil Aspin says he expects to announce the club’s retained list early next week.
Aspin told the media: “I have spoken to some players over the last couple of weeks. We have the game on Saturday and I will speak to some players as well next week.
“By Tuesday I should be able to put out the retained list.”
Among the players out of contract at the end of this season are Ryan Boot, Billy Reeves, Anton Forrester, Michael Tonge, Kjell Knops, Harry Middleton, Dan Turner and Mike Calveley.
Players who have contracts beyond the end of the season include Rob Lainton, Tyrone Barnett, Antony Kay, Tom Pope, Nathan Smith, Cristian Montano and James Gibbons.