West Ham midfielder Martin Samuelsen earns further praise at Peterborough United

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West Ham United youngster Martin Samuelsen is on loan at Peterborough United until January.

Peterborough United manager Graham Westley has told the Peterborough Evening Telegraph that West Ham United youngster Martin Samuelsen is a special talent.

Samuelsen has signed on loan with The Posh until January, and he has made an immediate impression at the ABAX Stadium.

Although the attacking midfielder has only made one appearance for Peterborough so far, his skill has already caught Westley’s eye.

“Martin has been training well this week and looks lively,” the Posh boss said. “He is a fantastic player who you will see play at Premier League level in the future because he is a special talent.”

Samuelsen made his debut for Peterborough as a late substitute in a 4-0 win over Scunthorpe United, and he claimed an assist in that fixture.

The Norwegian has been forced to miss out on Peterborough’s last two matches, though.

He was ruled out of Posh's FA Cup tie against Luton Town due to the terms of his loan, and then he picked up a knock which left him sidelined for his loan side's match against Shrewsbury Town last weekend. 

Samuelsen should however be back in Peterborough's squad for their match at the weekend against Blackpool.

With Jermaine Anderson out for the rest of the season with injury there is a space up for grabs in Westley’s team, and Samuelsen will be competing with Harry Beautyman to get the nod.

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