Shaun Brisley: Leyton Orient sign Peterborough United defender

Shaun Brisley
Shaun Brisley has made 93 appearances since joining Peterborough from Macclesfield in 2012, initially on loan

Leyton Orient have signed Peterborough defender Shaun Brisley on loan until the end of the season.

The 25-year-old centre-back has featured just three times for Posh this season and had a loan spell at Northampton earlier in the campaign.

"Shaun was really eager about coming which delighted me," O's player-manager Kevin Nolan told BBC Radio London.

"His quality will create competition for our two centre-halves to make sure they are on top of their game."

Orient have won both their games since Nolan took charge last week, and moved into the League Two play-off places after beating Newport on Tuesday.

The 33-year-old hopes he can strengthen his squad further before the transfer window closes on Monday, having also brought in striker Armand Gnanduillet last Friday.

"I'll be speaking with the president [Francesco Becchetti] and his support staff about maybe getting a couple more in before the end of the window," Nolan said.

"Hopefully it is a positive relationship which gets us back to where we want to be, which is in League One."

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