The hefty price tag Portsmouth, Sunderland and Ipswich would have to pay for reported target Owen Dale

Crewe have slapped a £1m price tag on Pompey-linked winger Owen Dale, according to reports.

Monday, 28th June 2021, 4:27 pm

And the fee to prise Dale to Fratton Park if that is the case would supposedly be seven figures.

The former Altrincham loanee had a fine season as Crewe finished 12th in their first season back in League One in the 2020-21 campaign.

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Crewe's Owen Dale has been linked with Pompey. Picture: Pete Norton/Getty Images
Crewe's Owen Dale has been linked with Pompey. Picture: Pete Norton/Getty Images

In total, he registered 12 goals and three assists for Alexandra.

Dale has a year left on his Gresty Road contract, while the club hold the option of an additional 12 months – meaning Crewe hold plenty of bargaining chips.

The likes of Sunderland, Ipswich Preston and Blackburn have also been linked with Dale.

The Republic of Ireland international is kee to move to the Championship this summer, however, after spending three years at Fratton Park.