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Championship

Ferguson wants Petrucci to stay

21 January 2013

Peterborough boss Darren Ferguson will look to extend Davide Petrucci's loan from Manchester United.

Petrucci has started both of Posh's npower Championship fixtures since joining the club on a month-long deal on January 9.

Ferguson signed defender Scott Wootton from United on the same day on a deal until the end of the season and hopes to keep Petrucci at London Road for the same length of time.

"He is, by definition of where he came from, a very good footballer and he loves being at this club," said Ferguson after his side's 1-1 home draw against Hull on Saturday.

"We only have him for a month at first, but I will definitely try and extend the loan."

Ferguson added: "We have bought Davide Petrucci here to play. He got very frustrated with himself in the second half (against Hull) which is why I took him off, but we have to bear in mind that he has never been out on loan before."


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