Date: 11th May 2007 at 9:30pm
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ACCRINGTON Stanley chairman Eric Whalley has confirmed that he hopes to come to an agreement to terminate the contract of midfielder Tony Grant soon.

Former Burnley midfielder Grant joined Stanley from Crewe in January on a 18 month, player/coach deal, but following injury and only a handful of appearances, Whalley thinks its time to call an end to it.

The club are locked in negotiations with his agent to terminate the contract.

Grant played 45 minutes in the Graham Branch testimonial at Turf Moor on bank holiday Monday, and looks to be gaining some hope of fitness.

‘It is just one of those things which hasn`t worked out. He has been injured and had a bit of a spat with the management team and it is probably for the best for everybody if he finds another club,’ said the chairman talking to the Accrington Observer.

‘He has 14 months left on his contract and it is to nobodies benefit if he stays here so I expect a parting of ways.’

John Coleman is apparently also chasing a foreign striker to bolster his front line, and he doesn’t plan to stop there. Coleman plans to bring in at least another two players in the near future.

‘I have spoke to two players already and am hoping to have at least two signings by next week for the new season,’ said gaffer, Coleman.

‘That hopefully will be the start of seven or eight.

‘I also want Godwin and David back but that is up to Liverpool. I have been delighted with their attitude and commitment.