Dover are hoping to sign an experienced defender before their next National League clash on Saturday at home to AFC Fylde, Kent Online report.
Andy Hessenthaler revealed earlier this week that Whites were close to completing a deal.
The Dover boss has been trying to get a central defender in for several weeks after Connor Essam left to join Concord Rangers on loan.
Last week Ryan Huckle returned to Gillingham following the end of his loan spell and Manny Adebowale went out to Eastbourne Borough for a month.
Hessenthaler said: “We have spoken to one defender and are waiting on him.
“We have pretty much done a deal and it’s subject to him sorting out a few things.”
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