Boro captain Bates offered pay-as-you-play deal amid injury concerns
21:30 GMT, 30 April 2012
Middlesbrough captain Matthew Bates will be offered a pay-as-you play deal if he can prove his fitness next season.
Bates is recovering from his fifth cruciate injury but is out of contract. Nine other players, including Justin Hoyte, Tony McMahon, Bart Ogbeche and Malaury Martin have been told they can leave.
Injury plagued: Matthew Bates has been offered a new deal at Boro
Meanwhile, Peterborough have transfer listed eight players including Nicky Ajose, George Boyd, Mark Little, Paul Taylor, Grant McCann, David Ball, Scott Griffiths and Matthew Breeze.
Barnsley have released David Cotterill, Andy Gray, Jay McEveley, Alastair Taylor, Nathan Doyle and David Preece.