It’s safe to say not every Posh loaning has turned out to be a Danny Rose or Jake Livermore…
You win some, you lose some. As they say. But where loan signings are concerned, Peterborough United haven’t always had the rub of the green.
Chairman Darragh MacAnthony has bemoaned the impact of loan signings in the past, and in March 2019 spoke openly about the club’s loan dealings.
“We’ve spent a fortune on loan players,” MacAnthony admitted, per the Peterborough Telegraph. “It’s not just the wages. There are loan fees and clauses covering fees if they don’t play.
“We’ve had four loan players in the side at times this season and I don’t like that. You lose your identity as a club as a result.
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“We went for a quick fix in the hope of securing promotion this season and it didn’t work for us.”
Josh Knight, currently in his second spell on loan from Leicester City, is a standout exception to many players signed on loan by Posh in the past.
However, five, in particular, arrived at London Road highly regarded but, after returning to their parent clubs, couldn’t live up to expectations for one reason or another…
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