Rochdale snap up David Ball and Ahmed Benali

Rochdale

Rochdale have signed Peterborough frontman David Ball and Manchester City midfielder Ahmed Benali on loan.

Both youngsters have worked with Rochdale manager Steve Eyre in City's youth set-up.

Ball, 21, who joined the Posh in January from Swindon, has scored three goals in six appearances for the Championship side this season.

Mancunian 19-year-old Benali has been at Premier League side Manchester City for 10 years.