Although it is believed that Vaulks is open to the possibility of making a move to Wednesday, he has yet to make a final decision regarding his future.
QPR will be looking to push forward as a club under the guidance of their new head coach Michael Beale later this year whilst Michael O’Neill will also be keen to lead Stoke City to new heights.
Meanwhile, Luton and Huddersfield will both be determined to reach the play-offs again after missing out on promotion in this particular competition.
As for Cardiff, they will be looking to achieve a relative amount of success in the Championship later this year in the absence of Vaulks and the seven other senior players that they released last week.
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When you consider that Vaulks does possess a great deal of experience at Championship level, it is hardly a surprise that he is seemingly attracting a great deal of interest from teams in this division ahead of his Cardiff exit.
Capped on seven occasions by Wales at international level, Vaulks will be keen to join a club who will be able to offer him the chance of featuring week-in, week-out later this year as this will bolster his chances of being included in the squad for the World Cup.
Therefore, in order to have the best chance of sealing a deal for the 28-year-old, one of the aforementioned teams will need to offer some assurances to the midfielder regarding game-time.