Jamal Lowe close to completing Portsmouth exit for Wigan

Jamal Lowe’s exit for Wigan is close to being finalised.

Wednesday, 31st July 2019, 12:56 pm
Updated Wednesday, 31st July 2019, 10:06 pm

The Blues winger has travelled north today in anticipation of sealing a deal in excess of £2.5m to the Championship club.

That would mean Lowe being reunited with the man who brought him to Fratton Park in 2017 from non-league Hampton & Richmond, in Paul Cook.

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The popular and likeable figure has gone on to clock up an impressive 119 appearances with the Blues in two-and-a-half years.

His potency increased significantly in that period as he bagged 30 goals and developed into a key player for Kenny Jackett’s side, culminating in firing in 17 efforts last season to finish as Pompey’s top scorer.

That return, of course, included his extra-time effort at Wembley in the Checkatrade Trophy final win over Sunderland.

Jamal Lowe on his final Pompey appearance at Stevenage. Picture: Joe Pepler

Lowe now looks likely to be granted his wish to test himself at Championship level and earn a move which will significantly increase his earning power at the DW Stadium.

Jamal Lowe celebrates Pompey's promotion at Notts County with the Fratton faithful. Picture: Joe Pepler