Hartlepool United linked with swoop for non-league hotshot

Hartlepool United have been linked with a move for Stockport County striker Jason Oswell.

Tuesday, 19th June 2018, 9:37 am
Updated Tuesday, 19th June 2018, 2:39 pm
Is Matthew Bates lining-up a move for this striker?
Is Matthew Bates lining-up a move for this striker?

The frontman netted 25 times for the National League North side last season, making him the second top scorer in the division, and is thought to be in high-demand.

His exit from Stockport looks inevitable after he was omitted from their published squad list for next season.

And a report in the Chester Chronicle claims that Chester FC bosses Anthony Johnson and Bernard Morley have already held talks with Oswell over a possible switch.

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But the 25-year-old is thought to be keen to make the transition into full-time football, which has alerted a number of National League clubs.

Hartlepool are thought to be one of several clubs weighing up a swoop for Oswell, with Wrexham and Port Vale among the others keen.