Posh sign Everton youngster Agard

06 January 2011 01:33
Peterborough United have signed Everton striker Kieran Agard on loan until the end of the season.The 21-year-old's only Premier League appearance came as an 89th-minute substitute in a 3-3 draw against Chelsea in December 2009. [LNB]He has featured six times in total, starting one Europa League game. [LNB]"We needed another striker, he comes very well recommended by [Everton boss] David Moyes," Posh manager Gary Johnson told the club website. [LNB]"We think he is ready and mature enough to play at this level."[LNB] I'd prefer us to sign a hot prospect from the lower leagues. But maybe there aren't any at the moment TheNewNealeFenn A knee injury has restricted the former Arsenal youngster's football this season, but Johnson has no worries about his fitness. [LNB]"Athletically and technically he will be fine for us," he added. "He is hard-working and has a decent touch and finish. [LNB]"He is one of those players defenders need to keep an eye on." [LNB]Agard has been cleared to play in Saturday's FA Cup tie at Fulham, while Leeds United have given permission for on-loan midfielder Adam Clayton to feature at Craven Cottage.

Source: BBC_Sport