Johnson happy with player search

20 May 2010 09:08
Peterborough United boss Gary Johnson has said he is pleased with how his player search is progressing.Posh signed Shrewsbury striker Dave Hibbert on Monday and are in talks with a number of other players. [LNB]Johnson told BBC Radio Cambridgeshire: "We've got two or three offers out there and we're hoping for a pretty quick response. [LNB]"We've got Dave Hibbert on board, he gives us another option up front and that's a very pleasing start." [LNB]Posh have been strongly linked with Scunthorpe midfielder Grant McCann, but Johnson has refused to confirm that talks have taken place.[LNB] We've still got Shaun Batt and he's done very well at Millwall, but I would definitely like a fourth striker Gary Johnson However he is waiting to hear from a number of players after making contract offers. [LNB]"I'm pleased with the players we've spoken to and I think they are happy with us," he said. [LNB]"But these players need to make sure they make the right move for their families and their football careers." [LNB]Johnson said he wants at least two players for every position and has admitted that he is still looking for another striker. [LNB]"We've still got Shaun Batt and he's done very well at Millwall, but I would definitely like a fourth striker," he said.[LNB] [LNB][LNB] Meanwhile, the Posh boss said they are yet to receive any firm offers for Craig Morgan. [LNB]The 24-year-old centre-back has been linked with a move to Preston to link up with former boss Darren Ferguson. [LNB]"We've had no official offer from Preston so until we have a figure on the table it's all just speculation," he said.

Source: BBC_Sport