Report: Rangers considering another bid to bring Crooks and Windass to Ibrox early

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Rangers are reportedly weighing up renewed bids for Accrington duo Matt Crooks and Josh Windass.

According to the Daily Mail, Rangers are re-considering the possibility of buying Accrington Stanley duo Matt Crooks and Josh Windass early.

Rangers have secured two signings this month, bringing in Polish goalkeeper Maciej Gostomski and former Doncaster playmaker Harry Forrester on six-month contracts.

However, manager Mark Warburton has been left frustrated with his other pursuits, as the Daily Mail report that he has missed out on Toumani Diagouraga.

The French midfielder, 28, worked with Warburton at Brentford, but is allegedly poised to sign for Leeds United early next week after Rangers failed with two bids.

It's also stated that Rangers have agreed personal terms in principle with St. Johnstone forward Michael O'Halloran, but have yet to have a bid accepted for the Scot after another two rejected offers.

The report claims that, having hit brick walls with those two players, Warburton will now weigh up another bid to sign Accrington duo Matt Crooks and Josh Windass early.

The 21-year-old English duo have signed pre-contract agreements with Rangers, meaning they will join the club at the end of their contracts this summer.

Recent reports from the Daily Mail suggested that Accrington had rejected a bid from Rangers to sign both players early, and wanted £400,000 to push through any January deal - but having missed out on Diagouraga and with no movement on O'Halloran, it's stated that Rangers could make a renewed bid to sign both players.

Accrington will be frustrated at losing two players on the cheap this summer, and could be tempted into taking more money this month, and Rangers may well be desperate to land both players - Crooks a defensive midfielder who could fill the role intended for Diagouraga, and Windass an attacking midfielder - early, despite existing agreements with both players.

Should Rangers spend their money on signing Crooks and Windass immediately?

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