Miller time for Peterborough

Peterborough United manager Grant McCann

HITC Sport understands Peterborough have won the race for the National League's top goalscorer.

Peterborough United manager Grant McCannPeterborough United manager Grant McCann

Peterborough United have beaten off interest from a host of Football League club to land National League goalscoring sensation Ricky Miller, HITC Sport understands from sources close to the club.

Miller has scored 37 goals for Dover Athletic this season and his goalscoring exploits saw him named as National League player of the year.

The 28-year-old has been one of the most in-demand players outside the Football League with his contract with Dover due to expire this summer.

Dover were resigned to losing Miller after missing out on the National League play-offs and a number of clubs have made offers for the prolific forward.

The likes of Millwall, Charlton Athletic, Gillingham and Notts County along with a host of other sides have been chasing Miller, but it appears Peterborough are poised to secure his signature.

Peterborough United Chairman Darragh MacAnthony with Director of Football Barry Fry (L)Peterborough United Chairman Darragh MacAnthony with Director of Football Barry Fry (L)

Peterborough have moved swiftly to agree a deal with Miller as Grant McCann looks to bolster his attacking options ahead of next season.

Peterborough have been keeping tabs on the former Luton man for several months and his arrival is something of a coup for the London Road outfit after beating off interest from a number of rivals to Miller's signature.

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