Peterborough United are delighted to announce the signing of highly-rated attacker Danny Lloyd from Stockport County with the 25-year-old penning a three-year contract at the ABAX Stadium.

Posh have fought off competition from a host of clubs for the striker who has scored 29 goals and created 19 for the Hatters this season since joining from AFC Fylde where he scored 60 goals over three campaigns.

Manager Grant McCann said: "I am delighted to sign Danny, he adds to the attacking threat. He has scored a lot of goals and created a lot of goals too and he will be a great addition to us moving forward.

"He has a real hunger and desire, he is a good age and it is pleasing that he has committed to the Posh. The Posh fans will like him because he plays on the edge and has a good temperament.

"He likes to get forward at every opportunity and I am looking forward to working with him," McCann said.

Lloyd, who will give up his day job in the North West as a Business Development Manager, is extremely excited by the opportunity and wishes pre-season starts tomorrow.

"It was an easy decision for me if I am honest. As soon as I heard about the interest from Peterborough, I wanted to sign. I am a player who likes to create and score goals, I am direct, quick and always want to go forward.

"If I am honest, I wish pre-season was starting tomorrow because I am eager to get going. This is an opportunity for me and I am going to work extremely hard from day one."

Lloyd was out of contract at Edgeley Park and becomes the second signing for the club following the arrival of Ricky Miller from Dover Athletic.