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Evans agrees to Bradford switch

Gareth Evans (r) in action for Macclesfield
Evans (right) played against Everton in the FA Cup last season

Bradford are to sign striker Gareth Evans from Macclesfield Town after the two clubs agreed a fee.

The 21-year-old has agreed personal terms with Bradford and will officially join the club on 1 July.

Evans told BBC Radio Leeds: "I wanted to come and play in front of the fans and I'm looking forward to it.

"There were quite a few other clubs interested but as soon as I knew Bradford were interested - a club of this magnitude - I wanted to come."

"The first game I ever played for Macclesfield was here against about 14,000 so as soon as I knew they were interested it was almost a done deal."

Evans was on the books at Manchester United before having a spell at Crewe, who released him in 2006.

A proposed move to Port Vale fell through and he later joined Macclesfield, where he scored 19 goals during two years at Moss Rose.



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