Pilgrims make Vale progress
By Stephen Bateman
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Plymouth are set to clinch the signing of Port Vale pair Billy Paynter and Sam Collins.
Plymouth are hoping to clinch the double signing of Port Vale pair Billy Paynter and Sam Collins in a deal worth around £300,000.
Vale recently revealed that they had received an illegal approach from an unnamed Championship club concerning Paynter (pictured) and Collins, prompting them to issue a statement to the effect that they were presently taking legal advice.
Now it seems that the duo will head for the South Coast, with The Pilgrims keen to rubber-stamp the deal ahead of Saturday's trip to Luton.
Pilgrims manager Tony Pulis has consistently said that he would like to strengthen his squad and is said to have been pulling out all the stops in an attempt to secure some new signings.
Vale boss Martin Foyle will be disappointed to see the pair leave, having previously stated that the only way they will join another club is if the chairman decides that the price is right.