Chairman shoots down rumours Peterborough have enquired about Portsmouth striker John Marquis

Chairman Darragh MacAnthony has dismissed rumours that Peterborough have enquired about John Marquis.

Tuesday, 18th May 2021, 4:02 pm

Online reports suggest that the Posh are interested in signing the Pompey striker this summer.

Marquis arrived at Fratton Park from Doncaster for a fee in the region of £1m in the summer of 2019.

He scored 18 goals in 49 games this season as the Blues missed out on the League One play-offs.

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When asked if the rumour was true about Peterborough making contact with Pompey about Marquis on Twitter, MacAnthony replied: ‘Its (sic) not.’

Marquis has one year remaining on his Pompey contract.

Pompey striker John Marquis. Picture: Joe Pepler