TORQUAY United forward Ben Whitfield has moved to quieten rumours linking him with a move to Swindon Town.

After reports emerged that the 25-year-old's signature was being hunted by League Two sides including Town and Exeter City, the striker took to Twitter to have his say.

Whitfield's current Torquay deal is set to run out this summer, but the former Port Vale forward says he has not turned down a new contract just yet, simply that a new deal has not been agreed so far.

Quoting a story from Football Insider, Whitfield said: "Unsure where this has come from, just to let the Gulls fans know, no contact has been refused. Roll on Sunday let’s get this club back to the football league."

Whitfield was referring to his side's National League play-off final against Hartlepool United on Sunday at Ashton Gate.

The winner of that contest will join Town in League Two next season, with fixtures for the EFL being released on Thursday, June 23.

The 25-year-old has previous Football League experience with Port Vale and Yeovil Town too, though the Englishman only managed 10 goals and nine assists in 101 appearances.

In the National League, he has found the net 16 times and provided eight assists in 84 games.