Excited Nottingham Forest fans react as Peterborough owner Darragh MacAnthony teases them over Jack Marriott transfer

Nottingham Forest fans gesture during the Sky Bet Championship match between Nottingham Forest and Ipswich Town at City Ground on May 7, 2017 in Nottingham, England.

Nottingham Forest are one of several sides credited with interest in the prolific Peterborough United striker.

Darragh MacAnthony chairman of Peterborough United during the Emirates FA Cup Fourth Roundat ABAX Stadium on January 27, 2018 in Peterborough, England.

Peterborough United owner Darragh MacAnthony has teased fans of Nottingham Forest on Twitter.

Forest are one of a number of clubs credited with interest in Posh striker Jack Marriott, whose departure from London Road is looking increasingly likely after the arrival of Matt Godden on Monday.

Asked if Marriott is leaving the League One side, MacAnthony replied:

And his response to the notion that Marriott could be staying at the family home of Nottingham Forest's Spanish manager Aitor Karanka has provoked an excited reaction among some Reds fans.

He wrote:

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Marriott scored 33 goals in his first season at Peterborough, who have priced the 23-year-old at £6.5 million, according to the Sun.

And, unsurprisingly, the newspaper claims that Forest are not alone in their interest, with Crystal Palace, Aston Villa, Leeds United and Sheffield Wednesday all keen.

Jack Marriott of Peterborough United celebrates after scoring his sides second goal during the Sky Bet League One match between Peterborough United and Northampton Town at ABAX Stadium on...

Posh sold another prolific striker Britt Assombalonga to Nottingham Forest for £5.5 million four years ago - a player who landed the Reds a near £10 million profit upon signing for Middlesbrough last summer.

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