John Marquis starts for Portsmouth in curtain-raiser at Shrewsbury
John Marquis is one of four debuts for Pompey at Shrewsbury.
The big-money signing goes straight into the starting XI at New Meadow for the league curtain-raiser.
Gareth Evans gets the nod to starting in the 10 position in front of Brett Pitman in the Blues’ 4-2-3-1 formation.
Paul Downing, Ross McCrorie and Marcus Harness are the other starting debuts with fellow new boys Ellis Harrison and James Bolton on the bench.
Pompey: MacGillivray, Walkes, Downing, Burgess, Brown, McCrorie, Naylor, Harness, Evans, Curtis, Marquis.
Subs: Bass, Haunstrup, Bolton, Close, Cannon, Pitman, Harrison.