Offrande Zanzala: Accrington Stanley sign Derby striker and Akeel Francis

Accrington Stanley have signed Offrande Zanzala from Championship side Derby County on loan and fellow forward Akeel Francis on a free transfer.

Zanzala, 21, previously had a loan spell at Stevenage in 2016, as well as with Chester earlier in 2017-18.

“I’m grateful for the opportunity and I’m looking to grab it with both hands,” he told the club’s website.

Francis, 18, joins until the summer following the end of his contract with League One side Rotherham United.

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