Peterborough United agree a fee with a second Scottish Premier League side for Mark O’Hara
Peterborough United have agreed a fee with a second Scottish Premier League side for midfielder Mark O’Hara.
St Mirren have now joined Motherwell in the race to sign the 24 year-old. O’Hara enjoyed a successful loan spell at Motherwell last season, but has so far failed to agree terms with the team who finished third in the Scottish Premier League to qualify for the Europa League next season.
Posh director of football Barry Fry said: “I spoke to Motherwell’s (head of recruitment) Martin Foyle yesterday (June 19) and he said he was determined to get Mark signed up so I told him to hurry up as I’d now agreed a fee with St Mirren for the player.
“I have no idea why Mark hasn’t signed for Motherwell already. Martin told me the player’s agent had turned down a three year contract even though they’ve qualified for Europe, but then his agent has been difficult to deal with in the past.”
O’Hara said it was ‘news to me’ when the PT broke the story about the three-year contract offer last weekend.
The fee for O’Hara is believed to be £50k.