Posh seal Pritchard loan move

Peterborough chairman Darragh MacAnthony has confirmed the club

have signed Spurs youngster Alex Pritchard on loan until the end of

the season.

Posh boss Darren Ferguson has been keen to bolster his midfield,

with winger George Boyd poised to complete a deadline day move to

Nottingham Forest.

Pritchard, 20, has impressed for Tottenham’s youth and reserve

sides this season but has yet to make a first-team appearance.

His contract expires at the end of the campaign and although

Tottenham have previously indicated they will offer him a new deal,

the player himself is ensure over his future.

Reports earlier this week suggested Liverpool were interested in

signing Pritchard, though his immediate future now lies at London


Speaking via his Twitter account MacAnthony confirmed the

youngster had signed on with Posh until the end of the


“Delighted to announce loan signing of Alex Pritchard from Spurs

who has joined until end of season. He is a fantastic young

talent,” he said.

“Myself & Gaffer watched this young lad destroy our reserve

team couple weeks ago scoring four goals from playing left

wing/Right wing /att mid.”

Meanwhile, Davide Petrucci has extended his loan at Peterborough

until the end of the season from Manchester United.