Nottingham Forest spend club-record £5.5m on Peterborough striker

first_img Nottingham Forest’s new striker Britt Assombalonga 1 Nottingham Forest have signed Peterborough United striker Britt Assombalonga for a club-record fee believed to be around £5.5m.The 21-year-old was the joint top scorer in League One last season, netting an impressive 24 goals in 43 games, and he has now penned a five-year deal at the City Ground.Assombalonga joined the Posh last summer after graduating from Watford’s academy and spending time on loan at the likes of  Wealdstone, Braintree and Southend.The Congalese striker showed immediate promise by scoring eight goals in his first ten games and then went on to become one of the league’s most prolific scorers.Assombalonga is in line to feature in the opening-day match against Blackpool at The City Ground on Saturday.last_img

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