Kal Naismith wants Josh Windass to make Rangers move amid speculation

Kal Naismith believes Josh Windass would be an 'unbelievable signing' for Rangers.

Former Rangers youngster Kal Naismith has told The Scottish Sun that he'd like to see his former team-mate Josh Windass sign for the Ibrox club.

Windass, 21, has hit an impressive 11 goals in 22 games for Accrington Stanley this season, and the son of former Aberdeen striker Dean Windass is making waves in League Two.

Yet, with his contract expiring at the end of the season, it's expected that Windass will leave the Lancashire club for a big move elsewhere - and Rangers are believed to be leading the race for his signature.

The Scottish Sun reported over the weekend that Rangers are closing in on an agreement to sign Windass during the January transfer window, beating a host of English clubs to his signature in the process.

The deal isn't done yet, but all signs point to Windass signing for the Gers - and one former Ibrox prospect has given his backing to the move.

Current Portsmouth winger Kal Naismith started his career with Rangers before playing alongside Windass at Accrington last season, so there are few better people qualified to talk about Windass' potential move to Glasgow.

Speaking to The Scottish Sun, Naismith has admitted that he has spoken to Windass about Rangers' interest in signing him, and claims that the attacking midfielder would be an 'unbelievable signing' for Mark Warburton's side.

"I’d be happy for him to go to Rangers. He’d be a great signing for them," said Naismith. "It would be a really good move for Josh as well. He used to ask me questions about the club at Accrington. We would chat and he’d ask what Rangers is like and I’d always tell him how good a club it is, how unbelievable the fans are."

"When the interest came about he phoned me straight away. He’s still keeping his feet on the ground and focusing on Accrington. But it’s a club that would massively turn his head and I said it would be a fantastic club to go to. I also think that from Rangers’ point of view, and what they are doing by going for younger boys, it’s brilliant. It’s the right way and Josh would be an unbelievable signing," he added.

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