Oldham Athletic winger Lee Croft rejects contract offer

Lee Croft

Oldham manager Lee Johnson is looking for a replacement for winger Lee Croft, who has rejected the offer of a new deal with the League One club.

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Johnson told the club website: "I offered Lee a new contract and gave him a deadline, which has now passed.

"As he has not replied, I expect him to sign for someone else."

He added: "We wish him all the best. I am hopeful of bringing in somebody of the same quality or even better."

Former Manchester City man Croft played 53 times for Oldham last season and featured prominently in their run to the fifth round of the FA Cup.

Striker Matt Smith is also set to leave Boundary Park after