Skysports.com understands a host of clubs are ready to test Crewe's resolve over forward Shaun Miller.
Highly-rated Miller is a graduate of the Alex's famed youth set-up, and the club are keen for him to lead their promotion charge next season.
But it is understood clubs from the Championship and League One are ready to make moves for the 23-year-old.
Nottingham Forest are one of those to be credited with an interest, but skysports.com understands up to half-a-dozen clubs could be ready to move for the front-man.
Dario Gradi has already stated he would be loath to lose Miller, but also admitted he fully expected him to follow the likes of Nicky Maynard to a higher level.