Jason Kennedy is set to follow Dave Penney out of Darlington, skysports.com understands.
The former Middlesbrough midfielder has impressed for the Quakers this term.
Darlington would have been in the play-offs now, if they had not suffered a ten point penalty for going into administration earlier this year.
Now the Quakers have been left in turmoil, with their manager Penney quitting to take charge of League One Oldham.
Because the club have been in administration their players have had difficulty in picking up their salaries and that means Kennedy - who has one year left on his current deal - would be allowed to leave the club in the summer.
Scouts were keeping a close check on Kennedy before they went into administration, and now the interest is even greater.
Darlington's North East rivals Hartlepool are amongst those chasing Kennedy, together with Huddersfield, Carlisle and Tranmere.
And following Penney's move to Boundary Park - it is also now believed that he is keen to be reunited with his former midfielder.