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Cooper hopes to add to defence

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Peterborough boss Mark Cooper is hoping he will be able to bolster his squad in the January transfer window.

The former Kettering manager replaced Darren Ferguson at the helm last month and has already moved to bring in Poppies defender Exodus Geohaghon. But an unsettled defence is becoming an increasing problem at London Road as Cooper bids to steer Peterborough away from relegation.

Cooper intends to sort the problem quickly and told BBC Radio Cambridgeshire: "We've not got a settled back four and it doesn't help but the chairman (Darragh MacAnthony) and (director of football) Barry Fry are working hard to get the right players in."

Meanwhile, Cooper has warned Geohaghon he must adapt quickly to life in the Championship.

He added: "If you've got a long throw, you've got to use it, but Exodus has got to tighten up defensively. He's got to learn and he's got to learn quick."

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