Spireites considering bid for striker

Chesterfield are believed to be considering a bid for Chester City striker Jordan Archer.

Monday, 9th July 2018, 11:09 am
Updated Monday, 16th July 2018, 4:59 pm
Chester FC 0 Dover Athletic 2: Jordan Archer at the final whistle (Pic: Terry Marland)

Derbyshire Times sources suggest that the 24-year-old with a five-figure price tag is a potential transfer target for the Spireites.

He only joined Chester last October and scored four goals in 19 appearances, 11 of which were starts.

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His contract at the Swansway Chester Stadium is due to run out in 2019.

On Saturday he played against Liverpool in a pre-season friendly and after the game joint Chester boss Anthony Johnson said: “We don’t know how long he is going to be at the club for in the sense of there is interest.”

Archerwas tipped by former Chester boss Marcus Bignot for a future move to the Football League.

Before the move to Chester he featured for Stourbridge, scoring 22 goals in 51 appearances and earned a week’s trial with Walsall during the 2017 pre-season.