Pompey land defender Thompson

Pompey have signed Josh Thompson on a one month deal.

Friday, 31st August 2012, 6:43 pm
Updated Thursday, 7th June 2018, 7:16 pm

But the 21-year-old will not be available for tomorrow’s meeting with Oldham.

Thompson has torn up the remaining year of his contract with Celtic to make his switch to Fratton Park a reality.

Players outside of England can sign on loan for a minimum period of six months - and Pompey can only bring in additions on a month-long deal until the club’s future is resolved.

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That led to Thompson walking away from his deal at Parkhead.

The centre-half has been training with the Blues throughout pre-season.