Paul Cook has confirmed he’s enquired about Mansfield Town’s Sam Clucas.
The left sided attacking midfielder, who scored 13 goals last season was: “One of a hundred players that I’ve talked to a hundred managers about this week, but somehow this one got leaked,” said Cook.
Spireites look likely to be unchanged for this afternoon’s trip to 100% Fleetwood Town.
Jay O’Shea and Gary Roberts have both been training at less than normal levels but both men, vital to Cook’s style of play, will be fit to start at Highbury.
Chesterfield are unbeaten on Fleetwood’s own turf.
They will be hoping to extend that record against a side that’s also taken to early life in a higher sphere.
The Cod Army won 2-0 at fellow promoted side Scunthorpe in midweek, the Iron have yet to notch a single point.