AFC Telford United are keen to swiftly snap up a winger after selling star man Elliot Newby to league rivals Chorley.

Twenty-two-year-old winger Newby, last season’s supporters’ player of the year, has joined his twin brother Alex at the Magpies, with the Bucks receiving an undisclosed fee.

Telford also inserted a sell-on clause into the deal, and a deal for a fellow wideman is expected be announced in the next 24 hours.

“Massive thanks to all at Telford, especially the fans for making me feel so welcome during my year at the New Bucks Head,” said Newby, who scored seven goals in 38 games for the club.

“It was a tough decision to move on, which wasn’t taken lightly, but I’m looking forward to a new challenge closer to home.”

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