Centre back had a brief loan spell at Stanley in 2013 and returned in January 2016 on a permanent deal after leaving Stevenage.
The former Everton trainee has well over 200 appearances at Football League level under his belt and also had a spell playing in Australia.
He’s well known to manager John Coleman and assistant Jimmy Bell having grown up in the same part of Merseyside as the pair.
Hughes signed a contract extension in July 2017 to keep him at the club until 2019.
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