Pompey debate: Are you surprised there was no deal for Hunt?
Noel Hunt will not be offered a new contract at Pompey.
The Irishman joined the Blues last year but Kenny Jackett does not see him as part of his future plans.
Assistant boss Joe Gallen said: I’m pretty sure there will be no contract offer for Noel Hunt.’
Followers on Facebook page Portsmouth FC - The News and readers of portsmouth.co.uk have discussed whether the 34-year-old should be given a fresh deal or not.
Here’s what they had to say...
No surprise as he didn’t get a proper run in the side and mainly came on for the last five minutes.
I don’t know how people can say he isn’t good enough when he has scored at Premier League, Championship and international level – oh yeah, I can see how he isn’t good enough for League One now.
I know it is being simplistic but we’ve had many forwards who run around up-front achieving little.
We’ve needed a guy who can stick the ball away regularly. I don’t think Noel Hunt is that man.
I thought it was more of a surprise that under Cook we were offering him a new deal. He won’t play a lot.
No point paying wages to a player likely just sat on the bench.
No, not really. He never really shone and when he did he got injured. Shame, though, I really liked him.
Good striker but if he is not going to start he isn’t going to be on cheap wages, so it is the right thing to do.
Too old for a striker when your building for the future.
No , he proved he wasn’t good enough last season and now we’ve gone up a level.
I think he is a better option than Michael Smith but I’m a fan not a manager.
Never given a proper chance, good luck to him.