Posh secure the signing of teenage Kings Lynn front man Joe Taylor.

Peterborough United can confirm the signing of 18-year-old Kings Lynn Town forward Joe Taylor on a two-and-a half-year deal for an undisclosed fee with the teenager completing the paperwork at the idverde Training Ground.

Taylor, who netted 21 goals in 13 games for Wroxham, made his debut for the Linnets earlier this season and will initially link-up with the under 23 squad with the deal set to be completed when the transfer window opens at the start of January.

Taylor said: “I can’t wait to get started. I really enjoyed my time at Wroxham, it gave me the opportunity to go out and play first team football and they suited my style. I like to try and get in behind, that is the way I like to play, I try and use my pace to make runs and cause problems and it was great to get out and score goals.

“I think this club is the perfect fit for me now. There is a clear pathway through the under 23s and towards the first team squad and I am looking forward to it. I know a few of the lads already and have settled in quite quickly.”

Posh have under 23s fixtures within the next seven days against Barnsley (on Friday) and Sheffield United (on Tuesday) with the game with the Blades at the home of Stamford. Director of Football Barry Fry added: “I would like to thank everyone at Kings Lynn for their co-operation on this transfer, they were great to deal with and I wish them well for the rest of their season.”