Huddersfield Town sign Luke Daley: club confirm the signing of teenage Port Vale winger Luke Daley (pictured left).
The young player has been a regular in the Vale junior sides but has yet to make a senior appearance for the Valiants. However, Huddersfield clearly see him as “one for the future” and were prepared to pay out to secure the youngster.
The official Huddersfield Town website confirmed the move stating the following:
Huddersfield Town sign Luke Daley
Daley, 16, is an attack-minded, left-sided player who is comfortable on the wing or at full-back.
He joins from the Port Vale Academy, signing an initial two-year scholarship and joining up with Town’s Under-17 squad, led by Jon Worthington.
Cheshire Schoolboys captain Daley has been compared to Ryan Giggs and has been in the Vale junior ranks for eight years. The Valiants will earn a compensation fee for the transfer.
Huddersfield have also signed Kai Herbert from Morecambe (pictured right).
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A good financial boost for the Vale or the loss of yet another young talent? What do you think of the move of Luke Daley to Huddersfield Town? Share your thoughts by posting a comment at the end of this article.