Rochdale look to beat rivals to Barrow ace Williams

Rochdale manager Keith Hill before the match

HITC Sport understands Rochdale make late move for Bradford and Lincoln target Jordan Williams.

Rochdale manager Keith Hill before the matchRochdale manager Keith Hill 

Rochdale are planning a late move for Barrow winger Jordan Williams as they look to beat Bradford City and Lincoln City to his signature, HITC Sport understands from sources close to the club.

Williams has attracted a lot of Football League clubs after a number of eye-catching performances since joining Barrow from Northwich Victoria in January 2016.

The 24-year-old scored 12 goals and laid on ten assists for Barrow last season as they finished in seventh spot in the National League and just missed out on the play-offs.

General view of Barrow's Holker Street stadiumGeneral view of Barrow's Holker Street stadium

Williams is entering the final year of his contract at Holker Street and Barrow are bracing themselves for offers for the player this summer.

League One outfit Bradford and League new boys Lincoln City have expressed an interest in Williams, but Rochdale are hoping to steal a march on their rivals by luring the player to Spotland.

Rochdale boss Keith Hill is a big admirer of Williams and sees him as a vital addition to his squad as he looks to improve on last season's performance after just missing out on the League One play-offs.

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