Windass & Crooks agree personal terms with Rangers


Accrington Stanley duo Josh Windass and Matt Crooks have agreed personal terms with Rangers with a view to signing pre-contract agreements with the Scottish championship side.

Both players are out of contract at the end of the season and are free to talk to clubs, despite this Rangers will need to pay compensation fees for both players as they are aged 21.

Windass, son of former Aberdeen striker Dean Windass, joined Accrington Stanley in 2013 from Northern Premier League side Harrogate Railway Athletic. He has scored 17 goals in 76 appearances – with 11 of those goals coming this season [out of 25 games].

The midfielder had been linked with Arsenal back in November when the London side came to watch him in action, but no move has materialised.

He was recently reported to be a target for Arsenal and has rejected the offer of a new contract from his present club.

Cross, came through the ranks at Huddersfield Town before signing for Accrington back in February 2015 after impressing in a loan spell.


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Andy Muirhead is the Editor of Scotzine and the Scottish Football fanzine FITBA. He is the Scottish Football columnist for The Morning Star and has written for a number of other publications including ESPN, Huffington Post UK, BT Life's a Pitch and has had his work featured in the Daily Record, The Scotsman and the Daily Mail.

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