On this day: Berkovic becomes Pompey's highest paid player

On January 9, 2004, Eyal Berkovic became the highest paid player in Pompey's history.

Monday, 9th January 2017, 11:39 am
Updated Monday, 9th January 2017, 12:43 pm
Eyal Berkovic, centre, is presented to the media alongside Harry Redknapp, left, and Peter Storrie Picture: Jonathan Brady

The attacking midfielder moved to Fratton Park from Manchester City on a free transfer, signing a two-and-a-half-year deal.

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He was reportedly on £25,000 a week.

The Israeli international stayed only a year, though.

He scored three goals in 28 appearances before returning to the country of his birth in January 2005 with Maccabi Tel-Aviv.