Peterborough accept offer from Premier League club for Norwich City target Mackail-Smith

Peterborough United have accepted an offer from a Premier League side for Norwich City transfer target Craig Mackail-Smith.

The Scotland international believes he has played his last game for Peterborough after a 35th goal of the campaign helped fire Posh back into the Championship in Sunday's League One play-off final success.

The 27-year-old said: 'We'll see what the summer brings. I'd love to be in the Premier League next season, that would be a dream come true. I think the club have done what's best for them. I've always said that until a bid comes in that is right for them, I won't make a fuss and I'll get on with my job.


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'I want to play at the highest level I can attain and I want to play in the Premier League. Though obviously it all depends on what kind of club comes in for me.'

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Norwich City were unable to thrash out a deal for the frontman in March after holding talks with United director of football Barry Fry. Canaries' chief executive David McNally accused Posh of 'moving the goalposts' at the time, but Norwich will face stiff competition from a host of Premier League rivals if Paul Lambert revives his interest.

Reports suggest Everton, Wigan and newly-promoted QPR are all chasing the striker's signature.

On Tuesday Peterborough United chairman Darragh MacAnthony said: 'At the moment there is anywhere between eight and 11 clubs involved.

'We've got two concrete offers and when you get into an auction you always try and push those offers up. It will be done in the next couple of weeks but regardless of the Craig thing we'll be pushing ahead with our targets.'

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