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Port Vale complete Dodds signing

Port Vale

Port Vale have confirmed the signing of Leicester City striker Louis Dodds for an undisclosed fee.

The 21-year-old, who can play either up front or in midfield, joins Vale on a two-year deal.

And Vale manager Lee Sinnott told BBC Radio Stoke: "Once he became available, he was a player we were keen to secure his services.

"We've been aware of him for some time now but it was a case of waiting to get the green light, we're very pleased."

He has a history of putting the ball in the back of the net

Port Vale boss Lee Sinnott
Dodds spent last season on loan at Lincoln City, where he scored nine goals to help keep the Imps in League Two.

"He's a player that can operate in the midfield and up front and he has a history of putting the ball in the back of the net," added Sinnott.

see also
Sinnott expects more new signings
24 Jun 08 |  Port Vale
Dodds offered new deal by Foxes
16 May 08 |  Lincoln

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