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Crewe close to a deal for Hunt

Crewe boss Dave Artell has revealed the club are closing in on a deal for experienced defender Nicky Hunt.

The Alex boss is meeting with the board of directors later today to discuss the players future.

The former Bolton Wanderers defender has been on an extended trial period with the club and has played in a number of pre-season matches as he tries to earn a deal.

34-year-old Hunt spent last season at Notts County before he was released by the club in the summer.

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