Port Vale manager Micky Adams insists he still expects to sign a two-year contract extension, despite a delay to agree terms.

Adams - installed as Vale boss in June - was rewarded with an improved offer to his current one-year deal in September after leading the side to a solid start in the new campaign.

Although the contract remains with the former Leicester manager's legal team, Adams says that he still intends to agree to the deal which will keep him at the club until 2012.

Adams told The Sentinel: "I've had discussions with the powers that be and when there is something to announce, we'll do it. But I would expect it to be in the next two weeks.

"I've never said I didn't want to sign it or that I wanted to leave. There are no major stumbling blocks, but why pay an expensive lawyer if you're not going to use him?"

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