Jordan Bowery could be on his way to Premier League club Aston Villa in a £500,000 move.
News of the possible move emerged on Wednesday and it is likely that the move could be completed on Thursday.
Chesterfield FC chief executive Chris Turner appeared to confirm the he knew about the Villa Park club’s interest in Bowery when he said that ‘something may happen.’
Bowery, 21, hails from Nottingham and was one of Chesterfield’s brightest stars in last term’s relegation season when he finished as top scorer with 12 goals.
The tall and athletic pace-ace has looked lively this season and scored the goal that gave Chesterfield the lead at the Proact Stadium in the 1-1 draw with Rotherham.
A former apprentice, Bowery has made a total of 102 appearances for Chesterfield and scored 17 goals.
It has been a lively week at the Proact Stadium. On Tuesday, John Sheridan was removed from the role of team chief and Tommy Wright was appointed caretaker manager.