Grant McCann becomes Peterborough United player-coach

Grant McCann

Peterborough midfielder Grant McCann will remain at the club after signing a two-year deal as player-coach.

The 33-year-old's contract expired on Monday and he was in line with the club's policy for players in the final year of deals.

However, he scored eight goals in 43 games as the club suffered relegation to League One.

"I felt it was right for me to stay," he told BBC Radio Cambridgeshire.

"I love it here and I love the area I live in and I love coming into work every day.

"I don't see myself being a coach for years, I've always said a managerial opportunity would be great to come by."

The Northern Irishman, whose coaching role will focus on the under-15s, joined Posh from Scunthorpe three years ago and has played 130 games for the London Road club.