Chesterfield have handed a chance to former Port Vale defender Daniel Jones to resume his footballing career, writes TEAMtalk.com.
Jones was sacked by Vale last month for a training ground incident that left then-team mate Doug Loft with a broken bones in his nose, jaw and cheek.
After an internal investigation conducted by the Valiants, the 27-year-old left-back was sacked despite having a year left of his contract.
There were rumours that Loft was intending to sue Jones for loss of earnings but it appears Loft had a change of heart after Jones apologised to the Vale captain.
It is understood a number of League One clubs were interested in the former Wolves and Sheffield Wednesday player, but Chesterfield have won the race for his signature.
Jones, who can play on the left side of defence and midfield, has agreed a two-year deal with The Spireites and his arrival is expected to be announced before the weekend.
The League Two champions will also confirm the signing of Sheffield Wednesday striker Charlie Dawes.