Former Blackburn and Doncaster defender Paul Downing becomes Portsmouth's second signing of the day

Pompey have completed a second swoop of the day with the signing of Paul Downing.

Friday, 21st June 2019, 7:30 pm
Updated Sunday, 23rd June 2019, 8:45 pm
Paul Downing has signed for Pompey. Picture: Colin Farmery/ Portsmouth FC

The centre-back has moved to Fratton Park on a free transfer following his release from Blackburn Rovers.

Downing has penned a three-year deal will officially become a Blues player on July 1.

He’s the second new arrival today after Ellis Harrison joined from Ipswich for an undiclosed fee.

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Doncaster were keen to sign Downing on a permanent basis after he spent the second half of the season on loan at the Keepmoat Stadium.