Report: Arsenal plus three Championship sides keep tabs on exciting talent Josh Windass

Accrington Stanley

Arsenal, Brighton & Hove Albion, Fulham and Hull City are reportedly tracking Josh Windass.

According to a report in the Mirror, Arsenal are leading the way in the chase to sign Accrington Stanley’s talented midfielder Josh Windass.

The 21-year-old, son of former player Dean Windass, has been mightily impressive this season having scored eight league goals in 16 appearances from a midfield position.

He has regularly featured among League Two’s most talked about players since the turn of the New Year and interest is said to be growing from the upper echelons of the footballing pyramid.

As reported by the Mirror, Arsenal are tracking his services with the Gunners renowned for bringing in young players and improving them drastically under the guidance of Arsene Wenger.

However, the Premier League outfit have company in the form of three Championship sides – promotion-chasing duo Hull City and Brighton plus managerless Fulham.

Windass started his football at Huddersfield Town before being released as a youth team player in 2012, a decision the Terriers no doubt regret when they look back on his progress.

He then went on to join non-league side Harrogate Railway Athletic before signing his first professional contract with Accrington Stanley in July 2013.

Rated at £1 million as per the report in the Mirror, Accrington would stand to make a significant amount of money for a club of their size should a potential January bid of that magnitude arrive.

However, with the club currently fourth in table, selling their standout player of the season could hinder their chances of earning promotion to League One come next May.

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