PRESTATYN Town target Michael Parker has been released by Connah’s Quay Nomads.

The talented midfielder can now officially speak with other clubs interested in acquiring his services, and The Journal understands that Parker is poised to make a sensational return to the Motion Finance Stadium.

He has been made a considerable offer by manager Neil Gibson, with Newtown another club vying for his services next term.

Parker opted to depart the Seasiders’ last summer following a trophy-laden stint at the club, which saw him rise from a promising Academy prospect to a Welsh Cup winner.

He made 200 appearances for Town during his first stint with the club, and he is widely considered as one of the Seasiders’ greatest ever players.

With new chairman Neal Colakoglu giving Gibson “an open budget” to help secure JD Welsh Premier League football once again, bringing Parker back into the fold would be seen as a huge statement of intent from the club, who bounced back from a disappointing start last term to become one of the form sides in the division from December onwards.

Parker was fiercely loyal to the club during his 13-year stay, turning down a wealth of high-profile offers in favour of remaining at his hometown club.

He has made a series of impressive displays for Andy Morrison’s Iron-Bru Cup finalists this season, who finished in second spot behind champions The New Saints.

It is expected to be a very busy few weeks for everyone association with ambitious Town, who are targeting success in newly former FAW Tier Two Northern Championship.