Posh turn down Barnett bid

The Championship club reportedly paid Crawley Town in the region

of ?1.2million to bring the 26-year-old to London Road at the start

of this summer’s transfer window.

Barnett bagged and impressive four goals in 12 starts after

initially moving to the club on an emergency loan deal back in

February.

The side which finished 18th last campaign under manager Darren

Ferguson had been determined to bolster their forward line.

Chairman Darragh MacAnthony admitted the club beat off several

competitors from the Championship to sign the highly-rated

forward.