Peterborough United player linked with a move to the Championship

Peterborough United winger Siriki Dembele is wanted by Championship side Swansea, according to reports.

Monday, 17th June 2019, 4:54 pm
Siriki Dembele celebrates a goal for Posh at Burton last season. Photo: Joe Dent/

Swansea have just sold their speedy wide player Daniel James to Manchester United for £15 million and apparently see Dembele as the ideal replacement.

Posh would resist selling a 22 year-old who is rated highly by current manager Darren Ferguson.

Dembele scored seven goals in 47 appearances in his first season at Posh. He moved to Posh from Grimsby for an undisclosed fee last summer.

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Posh director of football Barry Fry, the man responsible for negotiating all of the club’s transfers, has yet to comment.

Posh chairman Darragh MacAnthony has been quizzed about the link on social media and replied ‘hope not’,

Swansea have recently appointed World Cup winning England Under 17 boss Steve Cooper as manager after losing Graham Potter to Brighton.