Midfielder Tom Soares has signed a two-year deal with League Two side Bury.
The Shakers were at the end of last season because of their ongoing financial difficulties.
However, the ex-Crystal Palace and Stoke man has accepted terms following new chairman Stewart Day's takeover.
initially at Gigg Lane, and was later
He made 24 appearances for the club in all competitions, but was unable to prevent them being relegated from League One.