Portsmouth’s John Marquis is a man in-demand ahead of the summer transfer window, with Peterborough and MK Dons believed to be tracking the striker.
Exclusive: #Pompey have received three enquiries for John Marquis from Peterborough, MK Dons and a Scottish Premiership side.
– Pompey want a new striker, but not to replace Marquis.
– Not actively looking to sell anyone, but offers will be listened to. https://t.co/fStGgV1S3C
— Jonty Colman (@JontyColman) May 18, 2021
The 29-year-old was Pompey’s top scorer as they missed out on a play-off place in League One, netting 16 goals from 41 games.
However, with Danny Cowley in charge, a lot of changes are expected to be made at Fratton Park this summer and Hampshire Live have confirmed that MK Dons and newly-promoted Peterborough are interested in Marquis, along with a club from Scotland.
The update claims that Pompey are not looking to sell the former Doncaster man, but they do add that Cowley is looking to bring in at least one number nine, which could change the situation.
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Despite his decent goal record since signing, it’s fair to say that most fans aren’t too bothered by the prospect of losing Marquis.
Here we look at some of the reaction from Twitter to the news…
Not against the idea of selling Curtis and Marquis as long as any funds are given straight back to Cowley. Would be quite a clear out statement if it happens #pompey
— Tom Bryant (@CheeesyChips) May 18, 2021
If he needs a driver…
— Simon Kavanagh 🌳🌱🌺🐦🕷️🐝🦇 (@greenspacesimon) May 18, 2021
— Brandon Howsego (@BHowsego) May 18, 2021
Please take himmmm! Im begging 🥺 🙏🏽🙏🏽
— loftusinked (@thiskidloftus) May 18, 2021
Snap their hands off
— Nige 🏴 🇬🇧 (@NigeC28) May 18, 2021
Why would Peterborough want Marquis? Don’t they have a much better striker on their books? 🤷🏻♂️ #pompey
— Forgotten Pompey Goals (@pompey_goals) May 18, 2021
Please god sell
— Adam Darke (@adarkelimited) May 18, 2021