Preston North End to sign goalie Chris Maxwell

Chris Maxwell Credit: Preston North End

Preston North End will complete the signing of goalkeeper Chris Maxwell on 1st July when his contract at Fleetwood Town comes to an end.

The 25-year-old Welshman, who is on stand-by for Chris Coleman’s side at this summer’s Euro Championships, has agreed a three-year contract with the Lilywhites until the summer of 2019.

Having made over 100 appearances in the last two seasons with the Cod Army, he has impressed at Highbury, named the club’s player of the year in 2014/15 and was nominated for the 2015 North West Football Awards’ League One player of the year, which was eventually won by North End’s Paul Huntington.

Speaking about his first addition of the summer, manager Simon Grayson said:

The St Asaph-born custodian said of the move: