Raynes Signs For The Iron

By: Elaine Brand |
03/02/10 |
Michael Raynes

Michael Raynes

Scunthorpe United have completed the signing of Stockport County captain Michael Raynes for an undisclosed fee.

The 22 year old became the Iron’s third signing of the transfer window in a deal that was completed just within the 5pm deadline.

The central defender has been at Edgeley Park since starting his Apprenticeship in 2004 and was once the subject of a bid by Liverpool.

Speaking about the signing, Raynes admitted:

“We pushed it until the last minute but it’s good to finally get it done.”

“It’s been in the pipeline for a while and it’s taken time to sort out but I can’t wait to meet the rest of the lads. I came for my first proper look at the Club on Monday. I met the gaffer Nigel Adkins and I’m delighted to be here.”

“It’s a sad day for me to leave Stockport County but I think I’ve served my time there. I’d like to thank everyone for all they’ve done for me while I was there.”

“This is a new chapter in my life now and I’m looking forward to starting.”