Another Championship club have been given permission to speak to Peterborough’s Marcus Maddison as he looks to secure a move away from the club.
The 26-year-old has been a key player for The Posh this season, weighing in with nine goals and six assists in League One this season, although his form has dropped off recently.
With his contract expiring in the summer, a departure seems inevitable and the club confirmed earlier this week that they had accepted an offer from Charlton for the attacking midfielder.
However, Maddison has been unable to reach an agreement with the Addicks, although talks are ongoing.
But, it appears that Lee Bowyer’s side have competition to land the player after Peterborough owner Darragh MacAnthony revealed on Twitter this afternoon that another bid has been accepted.
“We have given him permission to speak to two Championship clubs. It’s up to them and player to agree terms or not.”
The Posh chief has previously stated that Birmingham had been in for the player and had seen two bids rejected for Maddison this month.
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It’s no surprise to see there is more interest in Maddison and after news of Charlton’s bid broke you expected rival interest to firm up.
Even now, you could still see a few more clubs going in for the player because he has proven himself to be a quality operator over the past few years.
Ultimately, it will then be down to Maddison to agree terms with one of those clubs but you can expect to see him in the second tier before February.
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