Posh sign Gayle permanently
Peterborough have confirmed the permanent signing of Dagenham
striker Dwight Gayle on a four-and-a-half-year deal for
The 22-year-old has been on loan at Posh since mid-November and
has scored five goals in six games for Darren Ferguson’s side.
A deal will now become permanent on January 2, with the fee
potentially rising to ?750,000.
Ferguson told the club’s official website: “Dwight has done very
well and him and Lee Tomlin have formed an effective partnership,
they have caused a lot of problems and long may that continue.
“I am pleased that everything has been sorted out and credit to
the chairman for providing the finance for the deal.”
Gayle added: “I am delighted that everything went well, I have
really enjoyed my time at the club during my loan spell and I am
very pleased to be staying. I want to improve and I believe I can
do that here.”
Gayle, in his first season in professional football, has
certainly proved himself a force to be reckoned with, having scored
seven goals for the Daggers in 20 appearances before his move to