Peterborough United sign an international from Colchester United

Peterborough United have signed attacking midfielder Kwame Poku from Colchester United for a ‘substantial six figure fee’.

Monday, 2nd August 2021, 11:54 am
Kwame Poku (blue) in action for Colchester. Photo: James Chance/Getty Images.

The 19 year-old wide player has signed a four-year deal and becomes the seventh Posh signing of the close season after Dai Cornell, Joe Tomlinson, Jack Marriott, Jorge Grant, Josh Knight and Emmanuel Fernandez.

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“He’s one of the most exciting young talents in the game,” enthused Posh co-owner Darragh MacAnthony “The Posh fans will love him.”

Poku made 75 appearances for Colchester and scored six goals. He made his full international debut for Ghana earlier this year.

It’s understood Posh are still seeking a a defensive midfielder ahead of their opening Championship fixture at Luton Town on August 7.