Released Rangers winger Josh McPake has landed a trial with Hamilton Accies as he looks to secure his future.

The Scotland youth international was paid off from Ibrox over the summer despite his contract running to 2024.

McPake has not found a club since but he will now train with Accies as he looks to impress manager John Rankin and ultimately land a deal.

Over the summer transfer window, the former Dundee and Queen's Park man was the subject of League One loan interest, but Rangers were only entertaining bids for a permanent deal.

The Scotland youth international spent last season on loan at Queen’s Park, but fell out of favour as Owen Coyle’s side battled it out for promotion.

McPake was tipped for a bright future at Ibrox when he emerged through the Auchenhowie youth ranks as a talented teenager and he made several loan moves in an attempt to gain vital first team experience.

Spells at Dundee, Morton and Harrogate Town were followed by a new three-year deal in 2021 and he has since spent time with Morecambe and Tranmere Rovers after finding his route to Ibrox blocked in recent campaigns.

The frontman made his Ibrox debut under Steven Gerrard as he came off the bench during the Europa League qualifying victory over St Joseph's in 2019 but failed to hold down a regular squad berth as his dreams of becoming a first team star have gradually faded.