Monday 13 January 2020

Maddison in talks with Charlton

Louis Mendez reveals: 'As of this morning Peterborough has accepted a bid from Charlton who have permission to talk terms with [Marcus Maddison]. Two other Championship clubs have bid for the player multiple times & do not currently have permission to speak to the player.'

In case you think this is fake news, here is the official 'Posh' statement: Bid accepted

Maddison is an attacking midfielder who can also play at left back: Career details

He came on a sub in Posh's goalless draw with Gillingham on Saturday. He is clearly not Lionel Messi in disguise, but we shall have to wait and see.

A rather mixed response from Posh fans online, including the inevitable 'could have gone to a bigger club than Charlton', Peterborough being massive: Nine goal man

The local paper is taking the line that it's far from a done deal and he may decided not to move, given that Charlton are in line be relegated to League One next season (whereas Peterborough will no doubt be promoted): It's far from a done deal

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