Morecambe have agreed a deal to release veteran defender Paul Scott from his contract.
Morecambe boss Jim Bentley fears Paul Scott's latest knee surgery could keep him on the sidelines for six months.
Morecambe have snapped up Paul Scott on a two-year contract after he was not offered a new deal by Bury.
Bury manager Alan Knill is expecting Stephen Dawson to leave the club rather than sign a new contract.
Alan Knill has denied reports that Bury defender Paul Scott is on the brink of joining Morecambe.
Bury defenders Paul Scott and Colin Woodthorpe have signed contract extensions at Gigg Lane.
Paul Scott is waiting on Bury to return with a contract offer as he looks to resolve his future.
Darlington fell to their first league defeat of the season as the MK Dons snatched an 89th minute winner at Stadium:MK.