Daniel Kearns completes Peterborough United move

Daniel Kearns
Kearns started his career as a trainee with West Ham

Peterborough United have signed Dundalk midfielder Daniel Kearns for an undisclosed fee.

The 20-year-old ex-West Ham trainee, who joined Dundalk in 2010, has agreed a three-year deal at London Road.

After failing to make a senior appearance with the Hammers, he went on to play 83 games for the League of Ireland Premier Division outfit.

Kearns has represented the Republic of Ireland at Under-19, Under-21 and Under-23 levels.

The Belfast-born player initially featured for the Northern Ireland Under-19s, but switched alleigance last year.

He becomes Peterborough's fourth permanent summer signing after the arrival of Paul Jones, Nicky Ajose and Craig Alcock.