Mackail-Smith hints at Posh exit

16 March 2011 11:07
Peterborough United striker Craig Mackail-Smith has confirmed he would be interested in discussing a move to Norwich City.Posh have rebuffed interest from the Canaries, but director of football Barry Fry has conceded they face a fight to hold onto their top scorer. [LNB]Mackail-Smith told BBC Radio Cambridgeshire:"It's obviously a great compliment if they're interested in me. [LNB]"I've always said that if the club accept a bid, then we'll talk." [LNB]Mackail-Smith scored in Tuesday night's 4-1 win at Sheffield Wednesday, despite renewed speculation over his future.[LNB] [LNB][LNB] Norwich are yet to return with an improved offer for the 27-year-old who has now scored 27 goals this season. [LNB]"We've got until Thursday's loan deadline to see if anything will happen, but I'll just be concentrating on doing my best for Peterborough," Mackail-Smith said. [LNB]"If an offer comes in then I'll sit down and see what I need to do, but I really appreciate the support I get from Posh fans." [LNB]Fry has revealed that he believes the former Dagenham man will quit the club over the summer. [LNB]He has 18 months remaining on his current deal, but manager Darren Ferguson says fans have no need to panic just yet. [LNB]"Football's a funny game and if we get back in the Championship then you never know, but it will be difficult," he said. [LNB]"Never say never in this game. Craig is highly rated and nowhere more so than here."

Source: BBC_Sport