Matt Crooks and Josh Windass react on Twitter after signing Rangers contracts earlier today

Rangers have agreed to sign Josh Windass and Matt Crooks from Accrington.

Rangers have tonight confirmed on their official website that Accrington Stanley duo Matt Crooks and Josh Windass have signed pre-contract agreements with the club.

The Gers added two new faces over the last week, as Polish goalkeeper Maciej Gostomski signed from Lech Poznan, shortly after winger Harry Forrester had left Doncaster Rovers for Ibrox.

Both players signed six month contracts with Rangers, meaning they will stay until the end of the season - but Mark Warburton's latest new signings will be the opposite; they won't be available until the summer.

Rangers confirmed earlier tonight that both Matt Crooks and Josh Windass have put pen-to-paper on pre-contract agreements with the club, meaning their four-year deals will start once their Accrington contracts expire at the end of the season.

After the news broke, both players took in order to Twitter to react to their deals with Rangers, with both stating that the ambition of the club was a huge factor in their decisions.



Crooks is primarily a defensive midfielder, but he has chipped in with seven goals for John Coleman's men this season, whilst playmaker Windass - the son of former Aberdeen striker Dean Windass - has added 11 goals this season, with both starring for Accrington.

The two 21-year-olds will now join at the end of the season, with Accrington set to receive a nominal compensation fee due to the players moving to Scotland, rather than another English club.

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