Peterborough to battle Millwall for £500,00 Jack Payne after impressing on loan at Bradford

By | 11th January 2019

PETERBOROUGH have stepped up their interest in Bradford’s on-loan star Jack Payne.

SunSport reported last week Millwall were keen on the Huddersfield playmaker who has impressed during his stint at Valley Parade.

Peterborough are tracking Jack Payne
Steve Evans wants Jack Payne for their push for promotion

The 24-year-old’s displays in League One have caught the eye scoring eight times in 26 games from midfield.

Huddersfield value Payne £500,000 despite their man having six months left on his current deal.

And now the Posh have enquired about the stylish midfielder’s availability this month to help their promotion charge in the second half of the season.

Payne is not in David Wagner’s long-term plans at the John Smith’s Stadium and is keen for his future to be resolved.

Millwall are also interested in Jack Payne
Jack Payne has impressed on loan at Bradford this season
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Jack Payne is out of contract at Huddersfield in the summer
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Posh boss Steve Evans is keen to make additions this month and is hoping his side genuine push for promotion to the Championship can convince the former Spurs trainee to move to London Road.

Evans was able to run the rule over Payne himself during the 4-4 FA Cup second round replay in Yorkshire his side eventually won on penalties.

Despite the Bantams struggles, Payne has been one of their shining lights this season and is keen to test himself at a higher level.

Luton were monitoring his situation but a potential move to Kenilworth Road is off now Nathan Jones has replaced Gary Rowett at Stoke.

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