Vital Crewe Gossip Column Nine
There may be no sign of signings just yet but we can offer you a heap load of rumours.
Gareth Owen - Port Vale - Made a u-turn at the 11th hour and remained at Vale Park. No deal.
Jamie Vardy - FC Halifax - The club are known to be keen on the former trialist and are expected to make an offer but there remains a lot of interest from other clubs in the goalscorer with Preston declaring interest.
Astley Mulholland - Flixton - Non-league striker has had trial with club after long term interest.
Ewan Moyes - Hibs - Young defender has been on trial at the club in recent weeks.
James Meredith - York City - Reported to have been interested prior to him signing a new one year deal at the Minstermen. Link
Tyrone Barnett - Macclesfield Town - A target should Donaldson leave but the Alex face stiff competition from Crawley for Barnett's signature. No deal. Signed for Crawley.
Adam Proudlock - AFC Telford - One unlikely rumour doing the rounds on Twitter was a Alex move for 30 year old journeyman Proudlock. Highly unlikely.
Terry Gornell - Accrington Stanley - Out of contract Accy striker reportedly one of a few Dario is eyeing to replace Donaldson. No deal. Gornell moves to Shrewsbury Town.
James Hanson - Bradford City - Another potential Donaldson replacement but Hanson would come at a price. Also linked with Motherwell.
Lanre Oyebanjo - Histon - Defender was reportedly interesting the Alex. No deal. Signed for York
Josh Gowling - Gillingham - Reported to have trained with the club at the start of pre-season, former Gills defender could be offered deal by club.
Ashley Westwood - Swansea, Nottingham Forest, Leicester - The young midfielder is reported to be a £600,000 target for Nottingham Forest this summer with other clubs also taking note.
Nick Powell - Liverpool, Arsenal - The 17 year old continues to receive interest from top Premier League clubs but is certain to remain at Gresty Road.
Shaun Miller - QPR, Portsmouth, Nottingham Forest - Miller is looking like a big money departure this summer with Championship interest intensifying. A £500k fee has been mentioned.
Patrick Ada - Exeter City, Kilmarnock - Not being retained by the Alex, a move up to Scotland is the latest rumour for Ada. Signed two year deal with Kilmarnock, 21/06/2011
Danny Blanchett - Doncaster, Brighton, Scunthorpe, Huddersfield, MK Dons, Crystal Palace, Charlton, Derby - Currently having a trial at Derby County but has been linked to various other Championship clubs.
Clayton Donaldson - Charlton, Crawley, Carlisle, Huddersfield, Bradford, Oxford, Chesterfield, Gillingham, Coventry, Oldham, Notts County - A decision on his future is imminent whilst it's been reported Clayton has had talks with Oldham.Signed for Brentford 01/07/2011
Dan Smith - Man City - 15 year old academy midfielder linked with a £500,000 move to Man City via The Sun and Daily Mail.
Byron Moore - Notts County - Has interested the likes of Notts County but recent talk suggests Moore could yet remain at Crewe. Signed one year contract extension at Crewe on 04/07/2011